Trump calls emergency meeting over North Korea missile | Daily Mail Online

  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed North Korea’s latest missile test was with an intercontinental ballistic missile
  • The North revealed it had successfully built the intercontinental ballistic missile  
  • The ‘landmark’ test of a Hwasong-14 missile was overseen by leader Kim Jong-Un
  • It was fired from a site in the North Phyongan province into the Sea of Japan
  • It is believed to have reached an altitude of 1741 miles and flew 580 miles
  • The North has long sought to build nuclear missiles capable of reaching the US
  • Weapons analysts say the missile has the capability to reach as far as Alaska 
  • The U.S. has requested a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council to discuss the launch – it will likely take place Wednesday


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