The DPRK intends to launch a satellite before the end of February. The U.S. threatened tough sanctions

North Korea is going to launch this month, the satellite monitoring of the earth’s surface, using your booster.

The U.S. threatened the DPRK with hard sanctions in case of satellite launch

The representative of the International Maritime organization reported that Pyongyang had notified its plans to launch a satellite in the period between 8 and 25 February between 7am and midday North Korean time, reports on Tuesday, February 2, «Interfax» with reference to Associated Press.

If the DPRK will take such a step, it will cause outrage from the international community, which sees such launches as a cover for prohibited by UN resolutions testing long-range missiles, marks AR.

The U.S. threatened the DPRK with hard sanctions in case of satellite launch

U.S. authorities warn that North Korea’s introduction of tougher sanctions in the UN if Pyongyang will not abandon the planned launch of the satellite.

«The North has threatened a movement in the wrong direction. This is the wrong direction from the point of view of the international community», — told reporters on Tuesday, 2 February, U.S. assistant Secretary of state Daniel Russell.

«This is all the more weighty argument in favor of action by the UN Security Council and the international community, in favor of identifying the specific effects of destabilizing actions undertaken by North Korea, in favor of raising rates for the country’s leaders through the introduction of more rigid sanctions», — he stressed.

Condemning the plan of North Korea was also made by the representative of the White house Josh earnest and state Department spokesman John Kirby.

Recall that in early January, Pyongyang announced it conducted the test of a hydrogen bomb. Many countries have questioned the validity of statements of the DPRK, but the UNSC had begun work on a new sanctions resolution against North Korea.




The DPRK intends to launch a satellite before the end of February. The U.S. threatened tough sanctions 03.02.2016

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