Asia Pacific North Korea caps month of tests with longest-range missile since 2017
A North Korea flag flutters next to concertina wire at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia March 9, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Possible intermediate-range missile launched
Seventh test this month by N.Korea
Japan says launches are threat to security
U.S., S.Korea condemn test, call for new talks
North Korea conducted its largest missile test since 2017 on Sunday, sending a suspected intermediate-range ballistic missile soaring into space, seen as taking the nuclear-armed country a step closer to resuming long-range testing.
Reporting by Cynthia Kim and Josh Smith in Seoul; Additional reporting by Tim Kelly in Tokyo; Writing by Josh Smith; Editing by Grant McCool, Daniel Wallis and Gerry Doyle.