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Vice President Pence briefed on North Korea missile launch

April 15 (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, currently en route to Seoul, South Korea, has been briefed on the missile launch by North Korea, White House aides told reporters traveling with Pence.

Pence has been in touch with President Donald Trump and received the news on North Korea an hour after his plane left Anchorage, Alaska, on Saturday, the aides said. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton, Writing by Ayesha Rascoe; Editing by Sandra Maler)