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UK says world will stand together against N.Korea after missile launch
September 15, 2017 / 10:43 AM / in 2 months

UK says world will stand together against N.Korea after missile launch

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Friday the world would stand together against North Korea after the country fired a missile that flew over Japan into the Pacific Ocean, ratcheting up tensions after Pyongyang’s test of a powerful nuclear bomb.

Passersby walk past a TV screen reporting news about North Korea's missile launch in Tokyo, Japan September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato

“Yet another illegal missile launch by North Korea,” Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson tweeted. “UK and international community will stand together in the face of these provocations.”

Reporting by Costas Pitas, editing by Elizabeth Piper

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