>> Pyongyang's latest missile test rattling its neighbors. Japan on Monday, saying, the launch shows a step forward in North Korea's weapons program. The weekend test was the first success following a string of failures. The missile flew for 30 minutes before dropping into the sea, between Japan and North Korea.
Longer and further than a test from the same location in February.>>
> We think more analysis is needed to verify North Korea's claim in achieving progress with its missile technology and creating a reliable rocket engine.
Pyongyang says, the launch tested whether the missile could deliver a heavy nuclear warhead. leader Kim Jong Un, warning the US Mainland is in quote, sighting range for a strike. But South Korea is warning its neighbor shouldn't be taken at its word.>>
>> Washington calls the launch a message to South Korea, just days after new president Moon Jai In took office.