A week after Pyongyang promised to develop its nuclear forces as quickly as possible, North Korea launched a “bullet” eastward.
The chief of staff of the South Korean army said today, Wednesday, that “North Korea fired an unspecified bullet eastward”, without further details, while this is the 14th launch among the test missile systems conducted by Pyongyang since the beginning of this year.
Meanwhile, the Japanese Coast Guard announced that it could be a ballistic missile, confirming that it had indeed fallen. in sea.
Kim Jong-un’s threat
And last week, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un renewed the threat that Pyongyang could use nuclear weapons “preemptively” to take on enemy forces.
He also indicated during a massive military parade in Pyongyang on April 25 that he could resort to nuclear weapons if his country’s “essential interests” were threatened.
Days before Yun’s inauguration
This new test missile attack occurred a few days before the inauguration of South Korean conservative president Yoon Seok-yeol.
Yoon, who will enter in charged on 10 May, he promised to take a tougher stance in the face of northern provocations.
It is noteworthy that since the beginning of the year Pyongyang has conducted about 14 test missiles, including in particularly the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, in a precedent from 2017.
Despite being subject to severe sanctions, North Korea has accelerated efforts to modernize its military capabilities and questyear tested banned weapons, ignoring US offers for talks.
In a moment in which observers warned of the possibility that the Stalinist regime would take back its own test nuclear.
While talks with the United States, aimed at denuclearizing the Korean peninsula, still falter!
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