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U.S., Japanese, South Korean officials condemn North Korea’s missile launch -State Dept – Metro US

U.S., Japanese, South Korean officials condemn North Korea’s missile launch -State Dept

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks through a window
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks through a window during the test firing of what state media report is a “new type” of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Sung Kim joined Japanese and South Korean officials in condemning Pyongyang’s ballistic missile launch, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Friday.

Kim held separate calls on Thursday with Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau Funakoshi Takehiro and South Korean Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Noh Kyu-duk, Price said in a statement.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Rami Ayyub)

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