Flash: South Korea Foreign Minister Confirms North Can Launch Mid-Range Missile ‘Any Time From Now’

South Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se confirmed Wednesday that North Korea has moved a mid-range Musudan ballistic missile to its east coast and Pyongyang is prepared to launch the missile “at any time.”

“According to intelligence obtained by our side and the U.S., the possibility of a missile launch by North Korea is very high,” Yun told a parliamentary hearing, adding that North Korea can launch the missile “at any time from now.”

Yun said, “The Musudan missile has a range of 3,500 kilometers and it’s up to North Korea how far it would fly.” The missile could hit the U.S. territory of Guam.

Yun warned that the U.N. Security Council will be immediately convened if North Korea conducts a ballistic missile test because the North is banned from carrying out such test using a ballistic missile technology.

Courtesy Yonhap

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