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North Korea is bad news, even for Israel.
“Only a determined international response will prevent other states from behaving in the same way,” Israel warned.
Kim Jong Un instructed the Institute "to produce more solid-fuel rocket engines and rocket warhead tips."
"The Iranian people, who remember the DPRK's sincere help ... will fully support the struggle of the Korean people at all times."
"It is not the denuclearization of N. Korea, but the security of U.S. mainland which should be the top priority of Trump administration."
During the test, the THAAD weapon system successfully intercepted an air-launched intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) target.
"Our attitude on trade changes when countries do not take international security threats seriously."
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, and her Japanese and S. Korean counterparts have called for an emergency session of the UN Security Council.
The Arrow-3 is jointly managed by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Israel Missile Defense Organization.
North Korea recently developed a new missile called the Scud-ER (extended range), capable of flying up to 1,000 kilometers – as far as Japan.
It will be the first time the system has been used to intercept an ICBM.
The Security Council noted Pyongyang is “diverting resources to the pursuit of ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons" while its citizens have "great unmet needs.”
A US official said the projectile was a Pukguksong-2, a medium long-range ballistic missile tested by Pyongyang in February.
DM Liberman arrived at the Pentagon at midday Tuesday for talks with US Defense Secy James Mattis. The top item on the agenda: Iran.
President Trump backed up his threat with new sanctions against Iran in response to Tehran's latest ballistic missile test.
Israel is now able to intercept -- outside the Earth's atmosphere -- intercontinental ballistic missiles fired at the Jewish State from Iran.
Netanyahu made it clear that Israel would still continue to closely monitor Iran’s activities.
Russia gives Iran a bear hug and also gives Israel another reason to show Obama that the "deal" is worse than bad.
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