Instructions by the Prime Minister in Response to the Notification by North Korea to launch a ballistic missile, referred to as a "satellite" (01:47)

May 27, 2024
[Provisional translation]


1. Act in close coordination amongst relevant ministries to dedicate maximum effort to gather and analyze information, and duly provide information to the public.
2. Strongly urge North Korea to abandon the said launch, acting in coordination with the United States, the Republic of Korea, and other relevant countries.
3. Take all possible measures for precaution, including readiness for contingencies.

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