North Korea Launches Long Range Missile Carrying “Satellite”

North Korea has launched a long range missile which it claims is carrying a satellite, however neighboring countries have expressed their concern. The move is in defiance of U.N. sanctions, however Pyongyang says that it is its sovereign right. The US Ambassador Samantha Power has said that the US will seek “a swift and aggressive response, as the U.N. security council announced their condemnation of the North Korean launch. Despite the international condemnation, North Koreans have welcomed the rocket launch and have expressed their pride for their country.