South Korea, Japan Warn Against North Korea Missile Launch

February 3, 2016 8:09 AM

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Japan and South Korea joined the United States Wednesday in demanding that North Korea cancel plans to send a long-range rocket into space, saying the launch would violate United Nations resolutions banning ballistic-missile and nuclear weapon development in the country.

North Korea notified U.N. agencies late Tuesday its plans to launch what it calls an "earth observation satellite" sometime between February 8-25.

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