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World North Korea Missile Live Updates: Country Fires 'Possible Submarine Missile' Into Sea of Japan

11:41  19 october  2021
11:41  19 october  2021 Source:   newsweek.com

Kim Jong Un Tells Party to Improve North Korea's 'Food, Clothing and Housing' Issues

  Kim Jong Un Tells Party to Improve North Korea's 'Food, Clothing and Housing' Issues Kim confirmed plans to initiate a five-year plan to recover "the national economy and solving the people's food, clothing and housing problems."Kim confirmed plans to initiate a five-year plan to recover "the national economy and solving the people's food, clothing and housing problems," according to Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

North Korea has fired a submarine -launched ballistic missile into waters off the coast of Japan , South Korea 's military has said. The launch comes weeks after South Korea unveiled its own such weapon. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said last week that he did not wish for war to break out on the Korean peninsula again, but said his country needed to continue developing weapons for self-defence against enemies, namely the US which he accused of hostility. The US envoy to North Korea , Sung Kim, is currently on his way to South Korea to discuss how to restart dialogue with Pyongyang

September 15, 2021: North Korea fired two unidentified ballistic missiles towards the Sea of Japan . September 28, 2021: A short-range missile was fired by North Korea towards the Sea of Japan from Chagang Province, according to South Korean officials. The Japanese government meanwhile suspected it to be a ballistic missile . Rodong Sinmun stated that North Korea had tested a new hypersonic missile called Hwasong-8 and it was launched from Toyang-ri in Ryongrim County .

North Korea has fired at least one ballistic missile - believed to be designed for submarines - into South Korea's eastern waters in the Sea of Japan following a recent streak of weapons testing from the country.

A woman walks past a television showing a news broadcast with file footage of a North Korean missile test, at a railway station in Seoul © Getty A woman walks past a television showing a news broadcast with file footage of a North Korean missile test, at a railway station in Seoul

The Japanese government had pledged to gather more information about the launch and suggested North Korea fired two missiles near its territory, including a new powerful weapon unveiled in a military parade earlier this year.

The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) warned that the North wants to launch a long-range missile in the coming year - a move that would represent a major security risk to South Korea, Japan, and other U.S. allies in eastern Asia.

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South Korea's leader vows final push for talks with North .
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president said Monday he’ll keep striving to promote peace with North Korea through dialogue until the end of his term next May, after Pyongyang raised animosities with a resumption of provocative weapons tests. While launching a spate of newly developed weapons in recent weeks, North Korea has also slammed Washington and Seoul over what it calls hostility toward the North. Its actions indicate North Korea wants its rivals to ease economic sanctions against it and accept it as a legitimate nuclear state, experts say.

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