“We are closely following the development of the situation on the Korean Peninsula.
There is no reasonable alternative to the politico-diplomatic way of resolving the region's problems, ”reads a statement on the website of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
Zakharova stressed that the Russian side calls on the countries "to show restraint and in practice to confirm their readiness to resume the dialogue" within the framework of the previously reached agreements and commitments.
On the morning of September 15, Japan reported that a missile, which could be ballistic, was launched from the DPRK towards the Sea of Japan.
The abandoned facility fell outside the Japanese economic zone.
After that, South Korea successfully launched a ballistic missile from a submarine.
According to the agency "Ryonhap", the rocket flew the planned distance and accurately hit the target.