North Korea today launched a projectile to the Sea of Japan today (called East Sea in the two Koreas) that the South Korean army considers that it is a ballistic missile.
The Southern Chief Staff (JCS) reported at first that the North launched a "unidentified projectile" and minutes later sent a statement indicating that "North Korea launched a projectile that is believed to be a ballistic missile from the inside from the country in the east sea to 8.10 (23.10 GMT on Tuesday) today ".
The text adds that the Southern Army is carrying out a close follow-up of the situation in cooperation with US forces.
The resolutions of the United Nations Security Council approved since 2006 sanction the development and use of ballistic missile technology by the North Korean regime.
It is the first projectile that shoots North Korea, which technically remains at war with the south since the conflict that confronted them in 1950 and 1953 was only sealed with a ceasefire, since it released a ballistic missile for submarine (SLBM) In October of last year.
In turn, the one that North Korea has launched as a trial a missile during the month of January is something unusual, since at that time the North Korean army is performing winter maneuversUpdated Date: 06 January 2022, 18:07