The US head of state reacted on Tuesday night to intercontinental ballistic missile fire , the first shot for two and a half months. He said, laconic: “We’ll take care of it!” he later spoke by telephone with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Defense Minister Jim Mattis said the shooting had reached the highest altitude of all Pyongyang shots and was “a threat all over the world.”
Jim Mattis alarmed
The minister, who was on the side of the president at the White House, also said that the South Korean military had fired precision missiles at sea to “make sure North Korea understands that it can be taken under the fire of our ally “. “In summary, this is an effort to produce ballistic missiles that pose a threat to world peace, regional peace and certainly to the United States,” said Jim Mattis.
Tillerson recalls “diplomatic options” again
The United States believes that the “diplomatic options” to solve the nuclear crisis with North Korea remain “on the table, for now”, after the new missile North Korean, for its part said Tuesday the Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
In a statement read by his spokesman in Washington, he called on the international community to “take further action” beyond the sanctions already adopted by the UN Security Council, “including the right to ban maritime traffic carrying goods to and from North Korea “.