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Russia’s position on North Korea remains unchanged — source

North Korea carried out its new missile test early on November 29 after a 75-day pause

MOSCOW, November 29. /TASS/. Russia’s position on settling the crisis on the Korean Peninsula remains unchanged, a source in the Russian Foreign Ministry told reporters on Wednesday.

"Moscow’s position on settling the situation on the Korean Peninsula is well-known and remains unchanged," the source said commenting on North Korea’s new missile test.

North Korea carried out its new missile test early on Wednesday after a 75-day pause. According to Japan’s Defense Ministry, the missile flew some 1,000 km and fell 250 km from the northern Aomori Prefecture in the exclusive economic zone. The missile reached the height of 4,000 km. Tokyo says this was an intercontinental ballistic missile.

According to South Korea’s Korea Joint Chiefs of Staff, the launch was carried out from the South Pyongan Province toward the Sea of Japan. The missile flew eastward, covering the distance of 960 km, at the altitude of up to 4,500 km.