The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe

According to media reports, Japan, USA and South Korea has formally requested an emergency meeting.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that the launch by North Korea of a ballistic missile that flew over Japanese territory, is a threat to peace and Tokyo will seek to convene an emergency meeting of the UN security Council.

“Japan will seek an emergency meeting of the UN security Council. She urged the international community from the platform of the UN to increase pressure on North Korea,” − said Abe.

According to him, the current launch − “the recklessness and unprecedented serious threat” to peace and security in the region.

According to the diplomat one of the countries-members of the UN security Council, Japan, USA and South Korea has formally requested an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council after the missile tests of North Korea.

The date and time of meeting not yet determined .

It also became known that Abe and the US President Donald trump, in a telephone conversation agreed to strengthen pressure on North Korea.

“We had a 40 minute conversation with President trump, discussed the results of the analysis of the rocket launch, the DPRK and the measures we should take. We came to a consensus about the necessity of convening an emergency meeting of the UN security Council and strengthen pressure on North Korea,” said Abe.

He said that trump confirmed 100% support Japan.

“In cooperation with the United States and South Korea and also with China and Russia and the international community we will continue to increase pressure on North Korea to force them to change their policies,” added the Japanese leader.

We recall the morning of August 29, North Korea launched a missile that flew over Japan and fell into the Pacific ocean. Earlier this month, North Korea launched three short-range missiles.

The aggravation of the situation around North Korea

South Korea dropped bombs near the border with North Korea

On Yandex.Maps of the lost island of Sakhalin

North Korea launched a missile towards Japan

South Korea is preparing an offensive in the event of an attack on Seoul

In the United States made that mistake in the evaluation of the DPRK

According to the materials:

Interfax,
RIA Novosti