Pentagon response to North Korea missiles – a threat to region

US response now:
  • We are aware of reports of DPRK cruise missile launches. 
  • We will continue to monitor the situation and are consulting closely with our allies and partners.
  • This activity highlights DPRK’s continuing focus on developing its military program and the threats that poses to its neighbors and the international community. 
  • The U.S. commitment to the defense of the Republic of Korea and Japan remains ironclad.
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