Transcript for Obama's Warning to North Korea
We're gonna Begin without breaking news overnight from the Korean Peninsula President Obama. In South Korea this morning delivering a stern new warning to the north and its new leader Kim Jong-un just as North Korea threatens to launch a long range missile. ABC's Jake Tapper is traveling with the president good morning to you Jake. Good morning president Obama's participating in a some -- after -- focused on reducing the threat of nuclear terrorism but looming large here in salt. Is the nuclear threat from North Korea a country to president saw firsthand. When he visited the demilitarized zone just forty miles from here North Korea is preparing for a long range missile launch next month from. This launch -- in the satellite photograph and North Korea's threatening any criticism of its nuclear weapons program at the summit will be seen as a declaration of war. President Obama address the North Korean regime earlier today. I -- speak directly to the -- leaders. In -- out by now it should be clear. -- provocations. And pursued nuclear weapons have not achieved the security -- -- They have undermined that. The defense ministries of both South Korea and Japan say they are preparing to issue down -- North Korean missile should -- violate their airspace Josh. Jake -- in -- thank you for that.
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