Seoul: N Korea fires suspected ICBM and 2 other missiles

Posted on AllSides May 24th, 2022
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South Korea’s government says one of the three weapons North Korea launched Wednesday was a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile.

South Korea’s government says the launches are “a grave provocation” that threaten international peace. It says North Korea will only face international isolation if it continues its provocation.

North Korea’s long-range missile program is aimed at obtaining an ability to launch nuclear strikes on the mainland U.S.

South Korea’s military earlier said North Korea fired three ballistic missiles off the North’s east coast, resuming its weapons launches after about two weeks....

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