North Korea fired an “unidentified projectile” on Friday in what is believed to be its third missile test this month, according to the South Korean military, in a launch that prompted Pyongyang to defy the Biden administration’s new sanctions against it and make strong threats. Comes a few hours later. Work.
South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the unidentified projectile was fired eastward from North Korea without detail, Yonhap News Agency Reported,
According to Reuters, the launch was also traced by the Japanese Coast Guard which suggested it could be a ballistic missile.
Friday’s launch is North Korea’s third weapons test since the start of the new year.
In Statement Issued earlier on Friday, North Korean officials attacked the Biden administration for issuing new sanctions, referring to them as acts of “provocation”.
Pyongyang claimed the ongoing missile tests were part of North Korea’s efforts to modernize its defense capability and did not target any specific country.