U.S. may impose new sanctions against North Korea for attempting to launch another ballistic missile. We are talking about sanctions against individual companies of the DPRK and China. About it reports Reuters, citing a U.S. official.

“It is possible that something can be accelerated,” – said the official about the possibility of introducing a limited package of sanctions against North Korea.

In connection with the actions of Pyongyang in spite of pressure from the US and its main ally – China – Washington can also hold new naval exercises and deploy ships and aircraft in the region, showing the force, told reporters the source.

The official also said that the missile probably was a medium-range missile KN-17 and disintegrated within a few minutes after launch.

Earlier today it was reported that North Korea had a failed launch of a ballistic missile a few hours after Secretary of state Rex Tillerson called for a meeting of the UN security Council to strengthen economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea.

U.S. plans new sanctions against North Korea over missile launch – media 29.04.2017

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