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North Korea Fires Unidentified Ballistic Missile Ahead of US Kamala Harris Visit – National

North Korea launched an unidentified ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast on Sunday, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, ahead of large-scale military exercises planned by South Korean and U.S. forces that will involve an aircraft carrier. hand.

The South Korean military has not released details about the missile, including its range and trajectory.

South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported Saturday that North Korea may be preparing to test a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM).

The launch comes after the arrival of the US aircraft carrier in South Korea to participate in joint exercises with South Korean forces and ahead of a visit next week by US Vice President Kamala Harris.

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It was the first such launch since North Korea launched eight short-range ballistic missiles in one day in early June, prompting the United States to demand additional UN sanctions for violating UN Security Council resolutions. .

North Korea rejects the UN resolution as a violation of its sovereignty over self-defense and space exploration.

(Reporting by Jihoon Lee; Editing by Daniel Wallis)



North Korea Fires Unidentified Ballistic Missile Ahead of US Kamala Harris Visit – National

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