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American Government has the official to point out that, after the improvement Taepodong missile, the firing distance may cover the entire US.
North Korean Government on 18th announced in the television news which the organization nation watches, in order to “should provoke the war to US any motion”, North Korean Government will devote to the promotion “the national defense deterrent force”.
US and South Korea's intelligence agency analyzed the North Korean sky satellite picture to believe recently that, the North Korea missile component already assembled in the last week finished, and installed together with the warhead in the transmitting station. This kind new “Taepodong 2” the long-distance intercontinental ballistic missile firing distance is situated between 3500 to 6000 kilometers, threatens the American local security directly.
North Korean all the people watch “the important news”
On June 18 the morning, a North Korean notice, the command “North Korea must launch the missile at the same day” suspicion to rise from all directions.
At the same day, North Korea official informs, to request all the people 2 o'clock to hang up the national flag in the afternoon, and watches North Korean Central Committee Television in that very evening “the important news”. In 1998 North Korean test fire “Taepodong I” when missile has had the similar measure. Therefore, except the World Cup, the television program viewing ratio highest feared the factor North Korea Central Committee Television news in the evening.
At the same day North Korea's television station and the broadcasting station, the special trend, only had not reported some related economical aspect news. For example: North Korean Central Committee Television, from 9 AM starts to broadcast the documentary film, to 2 pm, has broadcast some traditional song, moreover, but also forecasts the same day evening nine broadcast World Cup soccer game.
To the same day evening, “the important news” approaches: North Korean Government stressed, in order to “should provoke the war to US any motion”, North Korean Government will devote to the promotion “the national defense deterrent force”. “The important news” has not mentioned the test fire missile the matter.
Japan threatens alone punishes
Japanese foreign minister the hemp lives on 18th to indicate publicly on the television that,“If North Korea launches the missile falls Tokyo, or Japanese any other places, equate North Korea to attack Japan!”
Japanese Government makes the decision at the same day, if North Korea launches the missile, together immediately requests the UN Security Council with US to hold the conference, and started to the related country to launch the diplomatic work. In addition, Japan intends while to pay attention to the Security Council trend, violates take North Korea explicitly writes has the freeze missile launching "the Korean and Japanese Pyongyang Manifesto" as the reason, "Enters port Special Measure Law according to Prohibition Specific Ships" and so on, the discussion alone applies the economic sanctions to North Korea.
Although the same day North Korea does not have the test fire missile, but Japan believed North Korea possibly will still launch the missile in the near future, and the name continued with US and so on to collect the information together, strengthened the security situation. Japanese Defense Agency senior official volume He Fuzhi the court attendant said that,“In order to does not let the national worry, is constructing the intelligence collection system vigorously.”
US arranges the defending missile
Regarding North Korea's movement, United States State Department spokesperson Maccormack indicated that,“We had indicated with the ally to North Korea that, launches the missile is a provocation, does not favor their benefit, only can further make them to be isolated by the world.”He called North Korea this act has violated the last year six-party talks together statement, requests the North Korean self-restraint.
US called will take the self-defense measure, and already separately has installed 9 and 2 defending missiles in Alaska and California, and will send out the reconnaissance aircraft to make the surveillance flight, as well as using will have long distance tracing and the surveillance ability cruiser and the destroyer goes on patrol in the Sea of Japan.
The Japanese aspect, the Japanese self-defense force as early as on already issued an order in the beginning of the month to cancel the officers and soldiers to be on leave, enters the level combat readiness, and in the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean deployed the Aegis ship, prepared to observe the guided flight path.
Xinhua News Agency on June 18 special news deep and clear Hunan morning paper
North Korean test fire intercontinental missile?
North Korea “Taepodong” missile [material]
Broad net news: According to Han Lianshe Washington, June 12 -, the American Government concerned official on 12th indicated that, North Korea is preparing the test fire firing distance to cover US's intercontinental missile, and has the possibility to carry on in the next week.
According to the most military experts analyzes, in order to North Korea arouse the American Government's interest, preparation test fire intercontinental missile. At present, American Government closely observes closely Iran's nuclear question, but some neglects faces the nuclear question.
Synthesizes Reuter and Agence France Presse reported that, the US government official indeed confirmed North Korea is making the test fire intercontinental missile the preparation, and has the possibility to postpone carries on the launch work to the next week.
And some request anonymous US Government high-level disclosure, North Korea truly is carrying on the missile test fire to prepare, this without a doubt. And, appeared a next Zhou time carries on the launch the indication.
North Korea once the test fire crossed the Japanese chain islands in 1998 the Taepodong 1st missile, but caused international society's anxiety. If the North Korean test fire missile, will be indeed once more time separates 8 year later on secondary emission long-range guided missile. The comprehensive foreign news dispatch reported that, the North Korean this missile test fire prepared the work with formerly to be different, had very many improvements.