USA stock futures drop, yen gains after North Korea's missile launch

North Korea Threatens to 'Sink' Japan

North Korea Threatens to 'Sink' Japan

In a press statement released on Friday after closed-door consultations, the 15 members of the council condemned "the highly provocative launch of a ballistic missile" by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

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The launch took place just days after the U.N. Security Council approved new sanctions against Pyongyang for its September 3 nuclear test, but markets are growing accustomed to North Korea's sabre-rattling.

"In the context of the situation on the Korean Peninsula, the Heads of State strongly condemned the provocative actions of North Korea, which grossly violated the requirements of the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council", the Kremlin said in a statement.

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Such moves by North Korea "have seriously affected the peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula", MFA said.

Turkey condemned the latest the ballistic missile launch, saying that it would lead to further deteriorate the worldwide security.

Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia also warned that there is no alternative to a peaceful solution.

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula escalated recently after US President Donald Trump threatened to deal with the DPRK with "fire and fury" last month.

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The dollar initially dipped against the safe-haven yen after North Korea fired a missile early on Friday that flew over Japan's northern island of Hokkaido far over into the Pacific Ocean.

Putin and Macron underlined that Resolution 2375 of the UN Security Council, which was unanimously passed on September 11, serves as the "adequate response of the global community to Pyongyang's irresponsible steps", according to the Kremlin.

Cayetano will consult with other foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in NY to discuss what Asean can do to help reduce tensions in the Korean Peninsula.

US and European stock futures and Asian shares dipped slightly on Friday after North Korea fired another missile over Japan on Friday, demonstrating Pyongyang's defiance against intensifying United Nations sanctions.

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