Sunday, April 5, 2009
News Update|North Korea Launched Rocket | Wats Motive Behind
American President Barack Obama said North Korean launch a rocket on sunday is s `provocative act.
Pyongyang fired what it said was a communications satellite around 11.30 am (0230 GMT) from North Korea's east coast, but Japan, South Korea and Washington believe the launch was a screen to test a long-range ballistic missile.
North Korea's Conducted the Launch as a mighty symbol of Kim Jong-il's leadership after a suspected stroke in August raised questions about his grip on power.
Rocket Launch is it Dangerous Many experts feel that it does not have immediate threat to the region, other than the potential for pieces of the rocket to hit something or someone when it fell from the sky. but In the long term, any sort of test increases the threat posed by North Korea because it brings it closer to building a missile that can hit U.S. territory.
Obama Said "I urge North Korea to abide fully by the resolutions of the UN Security Council and to refrain from further provocative actions.
The US remains committed to the six-party talks to halt North Korean nuclear activities.