North korea fires new projectile

north Korea has Saturday morning local time fired two short-range ballistic missiles toward The Japan Sea. It reports news agency Yonhap, quoting forsvarskild

North korea fires new projectile

north Korea has Saturday morning local time fired two short-range ballistic missiles toward The Japan Sea. It reports news agency Yonhap, quoting forsvarskild

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
20 mart 2020 Friday 21:00
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North korea fires new projectile

north Korea has Saturday morning local time fired two short-range ballistic missiles toward The Japan Sea.

It reports news agency Yonhap, quoting forsvarskilder in the south Korean military.

The Japanese Sea is to the east of The Korean Peninsula.

this is The third time in three weeks that north Korea is firing missiles.

It is not immediately clear how affyringerne took place, or where the missiles landed.

This writes the news agency dpa.

The japanese coastguard informs, however, that the missiles landed in the sea outside the japanese waters.

This writes the news agency Reuters.

Earlier this month, the 2. march and 9. march, fired north Korea also several projectiles out of the sea. According to Japan there was also talk about ballistic missiles.

North korea's missile launches in march is the first since 28. november of last year.

Negotiations between north Korea and the UNITED states to stop nordkoreanernes nuclear and missile programmes, has been more or less stalled, after it failed leader Kim Jong-un and president Donald Trump to reach an agreement at a summit in Hanoi, Vietnam in February last year.

According to the resolutions of the united nations, it is illegal for north Korea to test ballistic missiles, and the country has been punished several times by international sanctions.

the Global concerns over north Korea was intensified at the end of 2019, according to Kim Jong-un had warned that the UNITED states would receive a 'christmas gift', unless the country gave concessions.

In a message 1. January 2019 announced Kim Jong-un so that, if not the americans came to north Korea in the meeting before the end of the year - for example by facilitating the economic sanctions - he would give them a so-called 'christmas'.

North korea's threat was widely interpreted as being a new recent weapons test.

the north Koreans accuse the americans to drag the negotiation process out and in order not to meet north Korea and lift the sanctions.

Updated: 20.03.2020 21:00
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