North Korea is not listening to the US threat or take its sanctions serious after the country launched its new claimed ICBM, and it landed in the Japanese exclusive economic zone (EEZ), a great moment for the nation's leader, who in the past has said the country would soon be able to launch the missile.
The intercontinental ballistic missile could do a 5,500km while carrying a nuclear weapon.
According to a South Korean military official who confirmed the news, the missile was fired toward the East Sea from Banghyun area in Northern Pyong An Province at around 9.40am(KST) on Tuesday.
North Korea claims the missile was a Hwasong-14, which the country described as an "almighty ICBM rocket," launched at the trajectory travelling 930 kilometres and reaching an altitude of 2,082 kilometres, and the launch of the missile was personally monitored by the country's leader, Kim Jong-Un.
South Korean leader, Moon Jae-in ordered a National Security Council meeting to determine the country's readiness against such further incidents.
Army Col. Roh Jae-cheon, a spokesman for South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said "Our military is maintaining full preparedness against the possibility of North Korea's additional provocation."
Expressing his concern over twitter is the US president, Donald J. Trump tweeting;