North Korea fires three projectiles

North Korea has fired, according to the South Korean military, three of the projectiles in the direction of the sea of Japan (Korean East sea). The bullets were

North Korea fires three projectiles

North Korea has fired, according to the South Korean military, three of the projectiles in the direction of the sea of Japan (Korean East sea). The bullets were initially not identified, reported the South Korean news Agency Yonhap on Monday morning, citing the General staff.

they had been fired from areas close to the East of the country to the nearby city of Sondok from the North-East, informed the General staff of the South Korean armed forces. Details of the type, for reach and height but there was none.

International sanctions

The self-declared nuclear power, North Korea had taken in the beginning of March after a three-month break, their missile tests again. So were fired on Monday, according to the assessment of South Korea's General staff of ballistic missiles from short range in the direction of the open sea. UN resolutions for North Korea to say the testing of ballistic missiles, which can, depending on the design, also nuclear warheads. It was the first missile test of because of its nuclear weapons program, the isolated country since the end of November.

Pyongyang is pushing ahead for years, the development of missiles that could be equipped with nuclear warheads. It is subject to so tough international sanctions. Given the stock of nuclear negotiations between North Korea and the United States radio silence currently between Pyongyang and Seoul again. (chk/sda)

Created: 09.03.2020, 01:37 PM

Updated Date: 09 March 2020, 01:01

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