North Korean state media confirmed that it had fired two missiles aimed at a distance of 395 km and 337 km.
The launch of the short-range missile came two days after North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) into the sea off Japan’s west coast, prompting the United States to take action. Commencement of joint air drills with South Korea and Japan.
Analysts said that a warning from leader Kim Yo Jong’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, to turn the Pacific Ocean into a sea of fire. It could signal plans for further missile launches. and may affect the US island of Guam
Japan’s defense ministry said both missiles were launched on Monday. At an altitude of 100 km and 50 km, the Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, requested an urgent meeting of the United Nations Security Council regarding such tests.
The South Korean military has condemned the launch as a “dangerous act”. “Serious Provocation”, which should stop such actions immediately. Meanwhile, President Yoon Suk-yeol explained that he held a meeting of the National Security Council to discuss countermeasures.
South Korea’s foreign ministry announced sanctions on five agencies linked to North Korea’s weapons program over its latest test-fire of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and a short-range ballistic missile. It was the fastest response ever to a North Korean provocation.
The US Indo-Pacific Command emphasized the impact of North Korea’s illegal weapons program, while UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric urged North Korea to stop the provocations. and resuming talks on nuclear disarmament again