North Korea test ballistic missile

North Korea test ballistic missile

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North Korea has tested a ballistic missile in the Sea of Japan is ended. The rocket has landed in the waters of Japan to its own economic zone counts.

The Pentagon confirms the news.

According to the South Korean news agency Yonhap was the rocket fired from the Jangang province in the north of the country. Japanese authorities are reporting that the rocket about 45 minutes in the air.

North Korea carried out the last time several tests with different missiles, including an intercontinental ballistic missile that can theoretically Alaska would be able to achieve. As a result, the tensions in the region flared up, but also between North Korea and the United States.

The development of the long-range missile is a significant step for North Korea as a nuclear power: with the intercontinental ballistic missile would be the nuclear warheads over a long distance firing, for example, to the USA.

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