S Korea, US agree to react ‘prudently’ on N Korea

S Korea, US agree to react ‘prudently’ on N Korea

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Seoul, May 4 : South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo agreed on Saturday to react "prudently" to the recent missile launches by North Korea, the South Korean Foreign Ministry said.Kang and Pompeo had a phone conversation mere hours after Pyongyang fired its projectiles into the Sea of Japan.

"Regarding today's launch, the two sides agreed to prudently deal with it and continue to communicate while continuing additional analysis," the ministry said in a statement.
Lee Do-hoon, the South Korean Foreign Ministry's special representative for North Korea, and US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun also held phone talks after the launches, the ministry added.Earlier in the day, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said that North Korea had launched several short-range missiles.(UNI)