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We have some new developments set -- North Korea we talked about the story yesterday we're now learning that the rogue nation has just finished installing.
A long range rocket on its launch pad and may now only be days away from firing it Greg -- -- live in London.
Covering it from there are many trips to North Korea Greg what -- you hearing.
Hey bill what we are hearing that the launch could happen as early as Monday.
Our sources on the ground in South Korea backing -- what we're hearing from the media in their region and they are saying that the three stage rocket is now assembled at the -- side in the northwestern part of the country.
If the fueling is finished by the end of the weekend the launch could happen between December 10 and December 12 that's the first three days of the launch window now that would follow a pattern of -- we saw when we were last there for the failed launch in April now like then North Korea says this -- all for peaceful purposes -- just wanna put up a satellite others say it's really a cover to test a missile to launch a nuclear payload which is why we are seeing.
That region on high alert.
Japan deploying patriot missiles South Korea out revving up a brand new is really made missile defense radar system.
Both these countries promise to shoot down anything that might illustrate -- While what is the North Korean government saying about it this time are all.
All of this means a lot to the new young leader Kim shown on it is meant to mark the first anniversary of the death of his father the former leader Kim Jong ill.
As well as to mark the end of the year which is supposed to show that this impoverished nation.
Is on its way to being strong and prosperous so what you're saying is Pyongyang managing the message even more than usually a mutual both domestically and internationally.
My contacts say that this country could very well coldest launch successful.
Whatever happens secretary of state Clinton is in Europe this week at a meeting at NATO in in Brussels and her message pretty clear to US is concerned.
It wants the -- what it North Korea to stop the reason.
Also pretty clear if this missile works bill the range could be as long as over 6000 miles.
That would put -- whatever it's launching and that payload and range of Los Angeles Patrick thank you Greg -- watching them out of London six minutes past.
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