The ultimate hypocrisy is that the US and its puppets in the UN can decide to sanction North Korea’s missile launches but OK South Korea’s actions of the same kind. If these missiles are such a threat, why should either side being testing them?
Once again the US has shown that only a standing member of the US empire may send missiles into space and not those considered opposition to US interests.
From Yahoo News:
South Korea launches first rocket into space
By JIN-MAN LEE, Associated Press Writer Jin-man Lee, Associated Press Writer – Aug 25,
GOHEUNG, South Korea – South Korea's first rocket blasted off into space Tuesday following an aborted attempt last week and just months after its rival North Korea drew international ire for its own launch.
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From KOREAN CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY of DPRK(Democratic People's Republic of Korea):
DPRK Foreign Ministry Spokesman Blasts U.S. Misinterpretation of Satellite Launch as Ballistic Missile Launch
Pyongyang, May 4 (KCNA) -- A spokesman for the DPRK Foreign Ministry gave the following answer to a question raised by KCNA Monday as regards the U.S. persistent insistence that the DPRK launched a ballistic missile, not a satellite, and its moves to make it an established fact:
Kwangmyongsong-2, satellite the DPRK legitimately launched on April 5 after going through necessary procedures according to international law, was accurately put into orbit 9 minutes and 2 seconds after its launch and it is regularly going round the earth.
The DPRK's satellite launch was aimed at independent scientific researches and development for the peaceful use of outer space.
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