North Korea conducted another missile test, launching two short-range ballistic missiles. This is reported by the Agency “Yonhap” with reference to the Committee of chiefs of staff of the South Korean armed forces.
According to published information, the launch was made from the province of Pyongan-Pukto towards the Sea of Japan. The launched missiles covered a distance of 410 km at a maximum altitude of 50 km, and then fell before reaching the exclusive economic zone of Japan.
“North Korea yesterday at 06.45 and 06.50 launched two projectiles, believed to be short- range missiles, from the area of Seongchon County in Pyongan-Pukto province. This time, the maximum range of North Korean missiles was about 410 kilometers, and the altitude was about 50 kilometers,”- stated in the message.
In turn, Japan through diplomatic channels expressed another protest to the DPRK in connection with the missile launch.
It is reported that this is the third missile launch made by the North Korean military since the beginning of this year, the previous one was carried out on March 9. Later, Pyongyang said that it was testing a “super-large multiple launch vehicle.”
Recall that the UN Security Council issued a resolution prohibiting North Korea from testing ballistic missiles. Despite this, the DPRK conducted 13 test launches of missiles and missiles last year alone.