North Korea launches ballistic missiles into the sea, say South Korea, Japan
The launch comes days after North Korea test-launched a suspected ICBM into the Sea of Japan.
North Korea launched a ballistic missile into the sea off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).
JSC did not immediately provide details about Sunday’s launch.
The Japan Coast Guard also said what North Korea launched could be a ballistic missile.
Launch Comes After North Korea launched a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Hours before the South Korean president flew to Tokyo for talks on Thursday, the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan summit We discussed ways to counter our nuclear-armed neighbors.
North Korean state media has described the launch of Hwasong-17 as a response to North Korea. ‘Desperate’ joint training in progress in Korea and America.
South Korea and Washington are stepping up security cooperation after a year of record-breaking North Korean weapons tests and nuclear threats.
North Korea views all such exercises as rehearsals for aggression.
Last year, North Korea declared it an “irreversible” nuclear power, and Kim Jong-un recently called for an “exponential” increase in weapons production, including tactical nuclear weapons.