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The United States strongly condemned North Korea’s launch of a long-range ballistic missile.

The United States strongly condemned North Korea’s launch of a long-range ballistic missile.
The United States strongly condemned North Korea’s launch of a long-range ballistic missile. (AP Photo/Lee ​​Jin-man)

The United States “strongly” condemned North Korea’s launch of a “long-range missile” on Thursday, the White House said.

“The launch flagrantly violates several United Nations Security Council resolutions, unnecessarily heightens tensions and risks destabilizing security in the region,” the UN said. Security Council spokesman Adrian Watson lamented in a statement.

The rule of Pyongyang He threw back Unidentified ballistic missile direction this Thursday morning East Sea – Also known as Sea of ​​Japan.

The Southern Joint Task Force was able to determine that it would have been an ICBM-class projectile. “North Korea launched what appears to be a ballistic missile,” Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said shortly after 10:30 a.m., according to local media. Yonhap.

Later, the agency said Jupiter shot a new type of ballistic missile, “potentially solid fuel,” a priority technology for dictator Kim Jong-un.

“It looks like North Korea has launched a new type of ballistic missile, possibly solid fuel,” he explained. AFP Seoul Joint Staff.

Dictator Kim Jong-un is raising tensions on the Korean Peninsula with his military tests. (Photo: KCNA via REUTERS)

So far, all of North Korea’s known intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) have been liquid-fueled, but developing this new propulsion technology has been an old desire for Pyongyang.

These projectiles are easy to store and transport, and are stable and fast-launching, making them very difficult to detect and neutralize.

At a military parade in Pyongyang in February, North Korea put on a show Record number of nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missilesincluding some new fossil-fuel ICBMs, analysts said.

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The missile, which was launched at 07:23 (10:23 GMT), flew 1,000 kilometers before falling into the sea.

At a military parade in Pyongyang in February, North Korea displayed a large number of nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missiles. (Photo: Korean Central News Agency via AP)

JapanIt was implemented briefly A warning to seek shelter He told residents in the northern part of Hokkaido that the missile had not landed in their territory and did not threaten their citizens.

Environment and Climate Ministers G7 They are meeting this weekend in Sapporo, the capital of the Hokkaido region, a month ahead of the group’s leaders’ summit in Hiroshima.

Relations between the two Koreas have been strained for years.

(With information from AFP)

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