Yoon Suk-yeol calls for "complete denuclearisation" of North Korea, saying in his first speech as president that Pyongyang's weapons programmes were a threat to global security.
North Korea will continue to develop its nuclear-armed military so that it could “preemptively and thoroughly contain and frustrate all dangerous attempts and threatening moves," Kim Jong-un said.
The KT-1 trainer planes crashed near Sacheon town, about 300 kilometres south of the capital Seoul, according to military authorities.
The ballistic missile has been estimated to have hit a maximum altitude of 2,000 kilometres and flown around 800 kilometres for half an hour, Seoul's military said.
Pyongyang has conducted a string of weapons tests, including hypersonic missiles, as leader Kim Jong-un pursues his avowed goal of further strengthening the military.
More than 100 fires in the South Korean capital were kitty-caused, according to the city’s fire officials.
The system should reduce the strain on overworked tracing teams in a city with a population of more than 800,000 people, official says.
Iran was South Korea's third-largest Middle Eastern trade partner before the US unilaterally withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers and reimposed crippling sanctions.
Restoration of an inter-Korean hotline comes three days after Pyongyang test-fired a newly developed anti-aircraft missile in the fourth round of weapons firings in recent weeks.
The missile, called Hwasong-8, performed to its technical specifications "including the guiding maneuverability and the gliding flight characteristics of the detached hypersonic gliding warhead," state media KCNA reports.
North Korea fires unidentified projectile towards the sea off its east coast amid Pyongyang's calls for US and South Korea to scrap their "hostile policy."
North Korea's reaction came after South Korean President Moon Jae-in reiterated his calls for the end-of-the-war declaration that he said could help achieve denuclearisation and lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.
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