Tag: "ballistic missile"

Spokeswoman: Vietnam concerned about DPRK’s missile launch

Spokeswoman: Vietnam concerned about DPRK’s missile launch

Vietnam is deeply concerned about the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s launch of a ballistic missile over Japan’s airspace on September 15, which seriously violated relevant resolutions of the United Nations Security Council and increased tension in the region.

Iran’s nuclear deal fragile

Iran’s nuclear deal fragile

VOV.VN - The US Senate has approved legislation extending the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for another ten years – by a vote of 99-0. The Iran Sanctions Extension Act, which passed in the House in a 419-1 vote a fortnight ago, now goes to President Obama’s desk.

ROK imposes unilateral sanctions on DPRK

ROK imposes unilateral sanctions on DPRK

The Republic of Korea (ROK) blacklisted senior Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) officials, including leader Kim Jong Un's top aides, on December 2 in fresh unilateral sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile tests.

UN Security Council condemns DPRK's latest missile launches

UN Security Council condemns DPRK's latest missile launches

The UN Security Council strongly on September 6 condemned the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s latest ballistic missile launches, saying they contributed to Pyongyang's development of nuclear weapons capability.

DPRK fires submarine-launched ballistic missile toward Japan

DPRK fires submarine-launched ballistic missile toward Japan

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired a submarine-launched missile on August 24 that flew about 500 km (311 miles) toward Japan, a show of improving technological capability for the isolated country that has conducted a series of launches in defiance of UN sanctions.

DPRK fires ballistic missile into sea: RoK

DPRK fires ballistic missile into sea: RoK

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired a ballistic missile on August 3 from its western region into the sea off its east coast, the Republic of Korea (RoK)'s military said, the latest in a series of launches in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions.

Attempted DPRK missile launch fails: RoK

Attempted DPRK missile launch fails: RoK

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) attempted to fire a missile from its east coast on May 31 but the launch appears to have failed, the Republic of Korea (RoK)'s officials said, in what would be the latest in a string of unsuccessful ballistic missile tests by the isolated country.

DPRK fires submarine-launched missile: RoK

DPRK fires submarine-launched missile: RoK

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast on April 23, the Republic of Korea (RoK) said, amid concerns that the isolated state might conduct a nuclear test or a missile launch ahead of a ruling party meeting in May.

DPRK claims rocket engine success; RoK on high alert

DPRK claims rocket engine success; RoK on high alert

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) successfully tested a solid-fuel engine that boosted the power of its ballistic rockets, state media reported on March 24, as the Republic of Korea (RoK)'s president ordered the military to be ready to respond to the DPRK's "reckless provocation."

Obama slaps new sanctions on DPRK after tests

Obama slaps new sanctions on DPRK after tests

President Barack Obama imposed sweeping new sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on March 16 intended to further isolate the country's leadership after recent actions by Pyongyang that have been seen by Washington and its allies as provocative.

DPRK leader says will soon conduct nuclear warhead test: KCNA

DPRK leader says will soon conduct nuclear warhead test: KCNA

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong Un said his country would soon conduct a nuclear warhead test and test launch ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads, the official KCNA news agency reported on March 15.

DPRK leader Kim orders more nuclear tests: KCNA

DPRK leader Kim orders more nuclear tests: KCNA

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s leader Kim Jong Un watched a ballistic missile launch test and ordered the country to improve nuclear attack capability by continuing to conduct more tests, the official KCNA news agency reported on March 11.

DPRK satellite tumbling in orbit again: US sources

DPRK satellite tumbling in orbit again: US sources

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) recently launched satellite is once again tumbling in orbit, after stabilizing briefly, according to a US official and other sources.

US to raise Iranian missile test at UN Security Council

US to raise Iranian missile test at UN Security Council

A missile test announced by Iran over the weekend was an apparent violation of a UN Security Council resolution and Washington will raise the incident at the United Nations, the US State Department said October 13.