By Jihoon Lee
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile in direction of the ocean off its east coast on Sunday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Workers mentioned, forward of large-scale deliberate army drills by South Korean and U.S. forces involving an plane service.
South Korea’s army didn’t present additional particulars in regards to the missile together with the vary or its trajectory.
South Korea’s Yonhap information company reported on Saturday North Korea could also be making ready to check a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), citing the South’s army.
The launch comes after the arrival of a U.S. plane service in South Korea to take part in joint drills with South Korean forces, and forward of a deliberate go to subsequent week by U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris.
It was the primary time the North carried out such a launch after firing eight short-range ballistic missiles in someday in early June, which led the USA to name for extra U.N sanctions for violating U.N. Safety Council resolutions.
North Korea rejects U.N. resolutions as an infringement of its sovereign proper to self defence and house exploration.