Weekend Reads North Korea provokes with rocket tests

07:00  06 october  2022
07:00  06 october  2022 Source:   dw.com

South Korea accuses North Korea of ​​having again drawn a ballistic missile

 South Korea accuses North Korea of ​​having again drawn a ballistic missile © South Korean Minister / AFP of South Korean planes in the sky, June 7, 2022. Wednesday September 28, Korea From the North pulled an "unidentified ballistic missile" at the East Sea, on the eve of a visit to the American vice-president Kamala Harris in South Korea.

Just two days after a North Korean rocket over Japan, the communist country fired floors towards Japan again. This time apparently two ballistic short -range missiles.

Japans Fernsehen berichtet über Nordkoreas Raketentests (Archivbild) © Ryoichiro Kida/AP/Picture Alliance Japan's television reports on North Korea's rocket tests (archive picture)

The Japanese government and the South Korean general staff reported that two ballistic short -range missiles from North Korea were shot down from the direction of the east coast of Japan. According to the South Korean secret service JCS, the rockets were ignited near the North Korean capital Pyongyang. It was the sixth rocket start of North Korea in twelve days. On Tuesday for the first time in five years, a North Korean rocket had flown across the north of Japan.

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Japan reacts outraged

"This cannot be tolerated," said Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida after the recent weapon test in front of reporters. "North Korea has stricely and unilaterally intensified its provocations, especially since the beginning of this year," said Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada.

Shortly before the latest rocket launch, North Korea had criticized the relocation of the US aircraft carrier Uss Ronald Reagan to the waters in front of the Korean peninsula. This is a serious threat to the stability of the situation, the North Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The USS Ronald Reagan and accompanying warships were moved to the sea area as an reaction to North Korea's rocket start towards Japan from Tuesday.

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UN Security Council cannot some

The United Nations Security Council has dealt with the North Korean rocket tests in an urgency meeting. However, the debate ended without agreement. At the meeting, Russia and China insisted that the common military exercises of the United States and South Korea in the North Korea region had provoked to act.

The internationally largely isolated North Korea is under strict US and UN sanctions because of its nuclear and rocket program. Regardless of this, the leadership of rulers Kim Jong Un has been driving the development of rockets for years, which not only meet South Korea and Japan, but can also carry nuclear warheads to the United States. North Korea has already fired more than 30 rockets this year.

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violation of buffer zone: North Korea fires short -range rocket and floors from .
North Korea on Friday fired a short -range rocket and dozens of artillery bullets and had fighter planes in the border area with South Korea. According to the state news agency KCNA, the North Korean military, which rarely comments on rocket starts, said that the actions were a reaction to a "provocative" South Korean artillery exercise near the border. Pyongyang therefore took “strong military countermeasures”.

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