North Korea announces it has launched two new missiles

Pixabay New missile launch for North Korea. The country’s authorities said they launched two short-range missiles from a train on Friday. This is the third weapons test since the beginning of the year, despite new American sanctions. These trials were organized to “verify and judge the railway regiment’s mastery of action procedures”, the official KCNA news agency in Pyongyang said. Friday’s launch came after Washington’s decision on Wednesday to impose new financial sanctions against five North Korean nationals, following previous tests of missiles presented as hypersonic. Friday’s launch “demonstrated high maneuverability and a high success rate,” according to the KCNA. Discussions have been held “on the establishment of a missile operating system by rail throughout the country”, adds the agency.

New US SanctionsThe shooting took place at 15h41 and 36H52 (05h41 and 05h055 GMT) and the missiles traveled a distance of 432 km at an altitude of 41 km in the direction of the eastern Korean Peninsula, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said. South Korean Joint Gold. This was the third North Korean weapons test this month, after two successful hypersonic tests according to Pyongyang, a first on January 5 and then a second, supervised in person by leader Kim Jong Un, on 11 January. In response, the States The United States imposed new sanctions on Pyongyang this week, with Secretary of State Antony Blinken saying North Korea was likely trying “to attract attention” with the spate of missile strikes. Pyongyang accused the United States of “intentionally” aggravating the situation. The dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington remains deadlocked after the failure in 2019 discussions between Kim Jong Un and then US President Donald Trump. North Korea first conducted a test missile launch from a train in September 2022.

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