Transcript for North Korea launches ballistic missile
morning with breaking story overnight. A fresh provocation from north Korea. For the seventh time since the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, the north Koreans have test-launched a ballistic missile the. It flew for 30 minutes and flew unusually high, suggesting it could be a new kind of missile. Expressing willingness to enter into a dialogue with the north and Kim Jong-un. That may now be in jeopardy. Troops from the U.S., Japan a, France, and the uk conduct joint drills in the pacific nearby. Another pressing issue for president trump. A series op candidates showing up at the department of justice on Saturday for job interviews. We have a live image of the do as we await the arrival of the more kantds. We're covering all angles. George standing by. We start with Gloria Riviera in Washington this morning. Good morning to you. Reporter: Good morning, Paula. Good morning, Dan. This morning, the white house calling North Korea a flagrant menace. U.S. Analysts are discussing what type of missile this was. All eyes are on this launch. This morning, tensions heating up with thort kreey after it launched another ballistic missile. U.S. Officials saying the missile, fired off Saturday, stayed air borne for 30 minutes, traveling over 400 miles before landing in the sea of Japan. South of Russia. Home to the Russian pacific fleet. President trump was immediately breefd. The white house releasing a statement saying, with the missile impacting so close to Russian soil, closer to Russia than Japan, the president cannot imagine that Russia is pleased. It also called for tougher sanctions. North Korea showing off its purported arsenal. U.S. Pacific command on alert, saying this launch is not consistent with an inter continental ballistic missile. Japanese believe the flight pattern could be an indicator of a new type of missile. The launch after the election of a new president in South Korea. The last missile test weeks ago marking trump's 100th day in office. The president saying this to ABC news about the recent provocations. You'll soon find out, won't you? You're going to soon find out. Reporter: The Russian defense ministry said the launch posed no danger to Russia. It does raise questions on just how effective U.S. Efforts to thwart the efforts has been.
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