South Korea Responds As North Fires Missile Hours After Biden Leaves Asia

Yoon Suk-yeol, South Korea's new president, presided over the meeting and ordered officials to take agreed steps to strengthen USdeterrence, according to his office.

South Korea Responds As North Fires Missile Hours After Biden Leaves Asia

Yoon Suk-yeol, South Korea's new president, presided over the meeting.

Seoul:

South Korea convened a National Security Council (NSC) meeting over North Korea's missile launch on Wednesday and "strongly condemned" the North's latest weapons test as a "grave provocation", the presidential office said.

Yoon Suk-yeol, South Korea's new president, presided over the meeting and ordered officials to take agreed steps to strengthen US deterrence, according to his office.

In a separate government statement, South Korea also said it had "strong and effective" responses ready to deal with any North Korea provocations.

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