Japanese Ministry of Defense, North Koreaannounced that Turkey launched two ballistic missiles in the direction of the Sea of Japan (East Sea) last night.
Japanese Defense Minister Hamada Yasukazu announced that the two ballistic missiles, which reached a maximum altitude of 50 kilometers, traveled approximately 300 kilometers in regular orbit.
Minister Hamada noted that the missiles launched from the west coast of North Korea in the direction of the Sea of Japan were estimated to fall outside the Japanese exclusive economic zone.
Noting that “North Korea is escalating provocations for no reason,” Hamada said, “This series of trials threatens the peace and security of Japan and the region.” said.
It was reported that the Japanese government issued a protest note to North Korea through the Beijing Embassy and no damage was reported in the area where the missiles fell.
The US Indo-Pacific Forces (INDOPACOM) announced that the tests in question do not pose a threat to the territory of the United States and its allies.
It was noteworthy that the last test of the Pyongyang administration, which conducted missile tests last week and the previous day, coincided with the visit of US Vice President Kamala Harris to South Korea.
According to the Kyodo agency, the United States, South Korea and Japan are expected to conduct a triple anti-submarine exercise.
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