Regional Tension Escalates After North Korea Missile Test

Regional tension escalates after North Korea missile test

North Korea fired four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) on average, with three of them landing in waters that Japan claims as its exclusive economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials said. The test-launches appeared to be in reaction to huge U.S.-South Korean military drills that Pyongyang insists are an invasion rehearsal.It was not immediately clear the exact type of missile fired, but the tests will be viewed as a provocation by the Trump administration, which is working on its policy for North Korea. The New York Times reported over the weekend that the …

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