North Korea called Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan an "idiot" and "political dwarf" on Saturday, followed by Pyongyang. latest rocket tests, warning that he "can see what a real ballistic missile is in the not too distant future".
The statement by North Korea's Foreign Ministry followed Pyongyang's launch of two short-range projectiles in the ocean on Thursday.
The test led Abe to summon a Tokyo National Security Office meeting call the move "a serious challenge for the international community," according to the Kyodo news service.
North Korea responded with an exciting statement by a Japanese foreign affairs deputy minister, saying Abe did not know what he was talking about when it came to military equipment.
"Abe is the only idiot in the world and the stupidest man ever known in history for failing to distinguish a missile from a multi-launch rocket system," said the statement, issued by the Korean Central News Agency.
"Abe's miserable sight makes us consider him a frightened dog or a puppy fawning over its owner like the US," the statement continued, adding, "Abe is none other than a perfect asshole and an unparalleled political dwarf." world."
He concluded with an abrupt warning that the Japanese leader "can see what a true ballistic missile is in the near future and under the nose."
North Korea's test on Thursday was the 13th time since May that it launched projectiles of any kind, including likely ballistic missiles, according to Yonhap, the South Korean News Agency.
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un expressed "great satisfaction" with what he said was the fourth test of the "super big rocker launcher," according to KCNA.
UN Security Council resolutions ban Pyongyang from developing ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons. In 2017, the North fired two ballistic missiles at Japan.
North Korea's latest military movements follow stalled nuclear negotiations between the United States and North Korea and the collapse of Hanoi summit between Kim and President Donald Trump in February.
The last two working-level talks between the two countries in Stockholm ended in october with little progress. North Korea has demanded that Washington abandon its "hostile policy" towards Pyongyang before resuming denuclearization negotiations.