People watch a South Korean news programme reporting on North Korea’s long-range cruise missiles tests, in Seoul on September 13. Photo: AP People watch a South Korean news programme reporting on North Korea’s long-range cruise missiles tests, in Seoul on September 13. Photo: AP
People watch a South Korean news programme reporting on North Korea’s long-range cruise missiles tests, in Seoul on September 13. Photo: AP
North Korea

China calls for restraint as North Korea tests cruise missile able to reach Japan

  • Pyongyang breaks lull in testing with ‘strategic weapon of great significance’, KCNA says, but some experts see moderate military gains
  • Move ahead of Korean denuclearisation talks in Tokyo makes one analyst call for ‘serious pressure’, as concessions only seem to inspire more bad behaviour

Topic |   North Korea
People watch a South Korean news programme reporting on North Korea’s long-range cruise missiles tests, in Seoul on September 13. Photo: AP People watch a South Korean news programme reporting on North Korea’s long-range cruise missiles tests, in Seoul on September 13. Photo: AP
People watch a South Korean news programme reporting on North Korea’s long-range cruise missiles tests, in Seoul on September 13. Photo: AP
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