Japan claims North Korea tests ballistic missiles

US, WASHINGTON (NEWS OBSERVATORY) — The Japanese government claims that DPRK missiles during the last tests covered a distance of 100 to 200 kilometers and fell into the Sea of Japan, the Kyodo agency reports.

According to him, in Japan it is believed that the missiles were ballistic. Their launch was carried out from the east coast of the DPRK in the north-east direction.

As Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said earlier, the launches of North Korean missiles did not harm Japanese ships and aircraft.

The Ronhap Agency, citing the military of South Korea, previously noted that North Korea launched at least three missiles in the direction of the Sea of Japan from the Sondok region of Hamgyong-namdo province.

The Japanese government believes that the DPRK missiles did not reach the exclusive economic zone of Japan, but Japanese ships received a warning about the danger of missile crashes in case of repeated launches.


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