North Korea launches two ballistic missiles: "Blame the US when the Pacific becomes a shooting range"


There North Korea he threw two more ballistic missiles short range. This is reported by the South Korean military. The launch came after South Korea and the United States held joint air exercises on Sunday in response to Pyongyang’s launch of a Hwasong-15 ICBM into the Baltic Sea. “The use of Pacific as a shooting range depends on the actions of American forces,” said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s sister Kim Yo-jong.

Tokyo calls for an emergency UN Security Council meeting According to the Japanese Defense Ministry, Pyongyang launched the two missiles at 6:59 a.m. and 7:10 a.m. (local time) this morning: both fell outside Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone, 400 and 350 kilometers away respectively. Tokyo responded with a formal protest against North Korea through diplomatic channels in Beijing. Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has announced that the country has requested an emergency UN Security Council meeting in response to North Korea’s recent missile launches.

Strong condemnation by the UN UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has sharply condemned North Korea’s new missile launch. Guterres, spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement, also called on Pyongyang to stop “provocative actions.”