US strongly condemns North Korea missile launch: State Department

The United States condemned North Korea's launch of four ballistic missiles, vowing that Washington was ready to use the full range of capabilities at our disposal against the growing threat.‎

Published: 06th March 2017 09:53 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th March 2017 09:53 AM   |  A+A-

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A man watches a news programme showing a missile launch conducted by North Korea. (File | AP)

By AFP

WASHINGTON: The United States condemned North Korea's launch of four ballistic missiles, vowing Sunday that Washington was ready to "use the full range of capabilities at our disposal against this growing threat."‎

"The United States strongly condemns the DPRK's ballistic missile launches tonight, which violate UN Security Council Resolutions explicitly prohibiting North Korea's launches using ballistic missile technology," the State Department's acting spokesman Mark Toner said in a statement.

Toner added: "We remain prepared -- and will continue to take steps to increase our readiness -- to defend ourselves and our allies from attack, and are prepared to use the full range of capabilities at our disposal against this growing threat."‎

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