Transcript for John Kerry's Stern Warning to North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un
Well, we're going to turn to the latest on the rising tensions in north korea. The president's top diplomat, secretary of state john kerry on a critical mission to the region this morning warning the rogue nation's leader kim jong-un not to test-fire a midrange missile. Abc's bob woodruff is in seoul, south korea with the latest. Bob? Reporter: Good morning, bianna. You know, secretary of state john kerry arrived in china today. This is his second stop in this asian tour to try to deal with this unrelenting concern about north korea's nuclear arsonal. While china is quietly pressuring kim jong-un to resist launching any missiles, in south korea the u.S. Made it very clear. The united states will, if needed, defend our allies and defend ourselves. Reporter: In japan an official today warned a missile was launched but he meant to say was an earthquake. He accidentally sent out the wrong draft. The third time this happened this week alone. This week's u.S. Intelligence report which was accidentally leaked to the public suggested for the first time that with moderate confidence the north is capable of delivering a nuclear weapon on a ballistic missile. While there is no evidence that the missiles currently in position to launch involve a nuclear weapon, the report is raising questions. Could the u.S. Stop a nuclear missile before it strikes? The answer, analysts say, is yes. With a system satellite and radars dozens of intercepters would be fired striking the missile as it traveled in space breaking up the nuclear material before it ever enters the atmosphere. Despite the possibility of war, no real fear on the streets in either country. In the north, a flower exhibit honoring monday's 101st ay of the nation's founder kim il-sung. In south korea psy got the stadium packed. A welcome release of had you album. Even our cameraman's 2-year-old daughter is a huge psy fan. You can see the stadium here. Every once in a while in this story we like to get out for a little entertainment. Cameraman's daughter moves. Back at home he is safe to say one of the most colorful
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