North Korea fires two suspected cruise missiles into the Sea of Japan, according to the South Korean military
25 ene 2022 05:12 GMT
The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff will analyze the nature of the projectiles.
On Tuesday, the agency reported that North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the Sea of Japan. YonhapCiting military sources.
According to reports, preliminary analysis indicates that it could be so cruise missilesWhich, unlike ballistic missiles, does not violate UN Security Council resolutions. For its part, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff will evaluate the launches to confirm exactly the nature of the projectiles.
The South Korean agency indicated that Pyongyang launched four ballistic missiles this month, while in the case of cruise missiles, this will be the fifth launch so far this year.
It should be remembered that on January 17, North Korea conducted new tactical missile tests that “accurately hit a target on an island in the Sea of Japan”. Shortly before the same day, the South Korean army Found Two short-range missiles launched from Sinan Airport, near Pyongyang.
North Korea trials already entails imposed by the United States New penalties This month. The restrictive measures, aimed at preventing the advancement of the Asian country’s weapons programs, include six North Koreans, a Russian citizen, and a company from the Slavic country, which, according to Washington, is responsible for purchasing goods from Russia and China. for those programmes.
From Pyongyang not long ago promised a response.”Stronger and saferbefore the new sanctions.
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