[JURIST] The Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Sunday launched [official statement] a short range [RT graphic] missile on Friday creating strain in the reunification efforts with North Korea. The missile launch was the second in a series [Asian Herald report] of test the nation is doing to strengthen their arms capabilities. South Korean President Moon Jae-in remarked [press release] that the last missile test strained the relation between the parties and called for an emergency session to address the recent missile launch. The missile test will be brought before the UN on Tuesday to decide how to respond[WAPO report] to North Korea.
North Koea's pursuit to build up its military continues to draw international response. Back in February Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump, appeared in a joint press conference in Palm Beach, Florida, strongly condemned [JURIST report] a North Korea ballistic missile test. Moon Jae-in was sworn in as the 19th President of South Korea [JURIST Report] in early May , later that day seeking international assistance on North Korean weapons threats. The North Korean legislature on last sent a letter [JURIST report] to the US House of Representatives protesting new sanctions raised against the country.
Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday said they have found evidence [JURIST report] that could link North Korea to the recent cyberattack that affected 300,000 computers in 150 countries over the weekend