In the News – U.S. discussing next steps on N. Korea: State Dept.
By Lee Chi-dong
WASHINGTON, March 30 (Yonhap) — The United States is talking with its allies and others about what to do if North Korea launches a long-range rocket in mid-April in defiance of repeated warnings, an official said Friday.
Mark Toner, deputy spokesman for the State Department, said it is a matter of mutual trust, especially after a Feb. 29 deal between Washington and Pyongyang on nascent confidence-building measures.
“This launch, if it goes forward, would call into question the credibility of all North Korea’s commitments,” he said at a press briefing. Continue reading