25 May 2022
South Korea and japan said North Korea test-launched a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile and two shorter-range weapons into the sea on Wednesday. A South Korean Presidential spokesperson strongly condemned the north's missile launches and described as "illegal acts"and said they were a "major provocation that threatens peace on the Korean Peninsula and the international community". The three weapons included a suspected ICBM and two short-range ballistic missiles.Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishialso said two of the missile were launched from its western coast to the east, both falling off the North's eastern coast, into the Sea of Japan but outside of the Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone.The launches were North Korea’s 17th round of missile firings this year.
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