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North Korea launches ballistic missile that lands in Japan’s economic zone

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North Korea fired its second unidentified ballistic missile in two days on Friday. This is reported by the South Korean military. The missile appears to have landed in the Japanese Economic Zone (EEZ).

The South Korean military detected the “launch of an unidentified ballistic missile in an easterly direction”, it said. According to Seoul, it could be a long-range intercontinental missile, a type of weapon that can travel a very long distance. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said the missile appeared to have hit the Japanese Economic Zone (EEZ). He describes the launch as “absolutely unacceptable”.

According to the Japanese Defense Ministry, the missile was fired from the west coast of the Korean peninsula at around 10:14 a.m. local time (02:14 a.m. Belgian time), Kyodo reports. Pyongyang fired another ballistic missile on Thursday. According to Seoul, he ended up in the Sea of ​​Japan. The launch followed the country’s threat to step up military action if the United States continued to hold exercises in the region.

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