North Korea Test-fires Ballistic Missile into the Sea of Japan

  • As per reports, a ballistic missile was test-fired by North Korea from the eastern port of Sinpo into the Sea of Japan. As mentioned by South Korea’s officials, the missile flew about 40 miles.

    North Korea says the latest test was peaceful but the West fears the test was a part of a programme that develops nuclear weapons. The launch was called provocative by Japan.

    The UN banned North Korea from test-firing any missile but the country is repeatedly breaking those sanctions.

    The launch took place in the eve of China’s President Xi Jinping visit the US to meet President Donald Trump.

    Tagged as: North Korea Missile Test, North Korea Nuclear Test