The Japanese government said on Sunday that North Korea had launched a suspected missile.
The Japan Coast Guard appears to have already shot down a possible North Korean ballistic missile.
The Coast Guard has advised boats not to approach any objects lying in the sea and to heed the information. It also asked the ships to provide any relevant information.
Tuesday, North Korea fired another missileWithout warning, it flew over Japan and warned its citizens to take shelter.
The missile is believed to have traveled over northern Japan in the early hours of Tuesday and crashed into the Pacific Ocean. In 2017, North Korea launched a missile over Japan.
US Secretary of State Anthony A wink warned If North Korea continues “down this road” of provocation following Tuesday’s ballistic missile launch, “it will increase condemnation, increase isolation and increase measures in response to their actions.”
United States of America New restrictions were imposed On Friday, the US Treasury and State Department said following North Korea’s latest ballistic missile tests.
North Korea regularly fires missiles into waters off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, making Tuesday’s flight over Japan all the more provocative.
North Korea has launched six missiles in the past two weeks, including Sunday’s presumed launch, the highest number of launches since leader Kim Jong Un came to power in 2011, even in a year with the highest number of missiles.
The aggressive acceleration in weapons testing has sparked alarm in the region, with the US, South Korea and Japan retaliating with missile launches and joint military exercises. The United States has repositioned an aircraft carrier in waters near the peninsula, a move South Korean officials called “highly unusual.”
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