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North Korea reportedly launches an unidentified projectile toward the East Sea

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The launch in May was the 14th such incident in 2022, shortly after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un emphasized the importance and need to strengthen military power against nuclear threats. come.

North Korea fired an unidentified projectile at the East Sea early Wednesday, local Yonhap News Agency reported.

Preliminary findings released by the Japanese Ministry of Defense indicate that the projectile is suspected to be a ballistic missile.

Details about the distance the projectile traveled and whether the launch was considered successful were not disclosed.

A test launch took place a few weeks after North Korean officials participated in the launch on March 24, including an intercontinental ballistic missile, officials said it was Hwaseong-17.But the Seoul authorities Later dispute Claims indicated that the March launch would include the Hwason-15 missile.

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To date, the May launch is the 14th such case in 2022, with the final on April 16th.



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