North Korea Launches Two Ballistic Missiles Into The Sea Of Japan

Two ballistic missiles launched by North Korea North Korea is demonstrating its nuclear power by launching two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan that was confirmed by Japanese,...


Two ballistic missiles launched by North Korea

North Korea is demonstrating its nuclear power by launching two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan that was confirmed by Japanese, South Korean, and American officials. Japan’s prime minister and South Korean government officials confirmed the launch with assumed short-range ballistic missiles.

Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga disclosed in a press release that the ballistic missile launch is the first time in a year North Korea has conducted a missile test. Prime minister Suga says the test, “threatens the peace and security of the region and our nation. It is also against the U.N. resolution. We strictly and strongly protest this launch.”

The missile landed outside Japan’s exclusive economic zone and will convene the National Security Council working with South Korea and the United States to assess the situation to protect the peaceful lives of citizens. The South Korean joint chief of staff reported two short-range ballistic missiles were launched early Thursday morning from the South Hamgyong Province into the East Sea.

The South Korean military will be closely monitoring activities to prepare for possible additional launches with strengthened security measures and surveillance for total military preparedness with close cooperation with the US. A top North Korean aide and sister of leader Kim Jong Un, Kim Yo Jong, issued a warning to the Biden administration last week requesting the new American president not to proceed with joint military action with South Korea.

There were also additional reports North Korea launched at least one missile over the weekend that the U.S. citing North Korea’s past of conducting missile tests. President Joe Biden’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, will meet with Japanese and South Korean security officials by the end of next week. Officials confirm the Biden administration’s review of North Korea policy is in its “final stages.”

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