North Korea on Sunday announced its readiness to test an intercontinental ballistic missile at any time and in any place.
This was stated by Foreign Ministry spokesman of North Korea, quoted by the country's state agency KCNA, according to Channel News Asia.
"Intercontinental ballistic missiles will be launched at any time and from any place specified by the Supreme Command of the DPRK", he said.
North Korean Foreign Ministry said that the reason for North Korea to develop such weapons was "hostile policy" of the USA.
Let us remind, on January 1, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-eun announced the readiness of the country to test an intercontinental ballistic missiles.
IBM has a minimum flight distance of about 5500 km, but some of them have a distance of 10,000 km or more. The state of California is located about 9,000 km from North Korea.
Last year, North Korea has made eight attempts to test new ballistic missiles, but only one launch was successful. Because of test of nuclear and ballistic missiles it has been under UN sanctions since 2006.
Earlier Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree "On measures to implement UN Security Council Resolution 2270 on March 2, 2016", which also involves a series of sanctions against North Korea.