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Mitt on North Korea failed missile launch: Obama "sought to appease" regime

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below, release from the Mitt Romney campaign.....

MITT ROMNEY: "INCOMPETENCE FROM THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION HAS EMBOLDENED THE NORTH KOREAN REGIME"

Boston, MA - Mitt Romney today made the following statement on North Korea's attempted missile launch:

"I condemn in the strongest possible terms the attempted North Korean missile launch. Although the missile test failed, Pyongyang's action is another blatant violation of unanimous U.N. Security Council resolutions and demonstrates once again that Pyongyang is committed to developing long-range missiles with the potential of carrying nuclear weapons. Its weapons program poses a clear and growing threat to the United States, one for which President Obama has no effective response. Instead of approaching Pyongyang from a position of strength, President Obama sought to appease the regime with a food-aid deal that proved to be as naïve as it was short-lived. At the same time, he has cut critical U.S. missile defense programs and continues to underfund them. This incompetence from the Obama Administration has emboldened the North Korean regime and undermined the security of the United States and our allies."

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