Today, Sunday, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff directed the “JCS” to determine the paths in which 8 missiles launched by North Korea were launched this morning.
According to a statement published by the South Korean official agency, the authority said that the eight short-range ballistic missiles launched by North Korea on Sunday morning towards the Sea of Japan, launched from 110-670 kilometers (68-416 miles) with a maximum altitude of 25 to 90 kilometers (82,021 miles). ).
It also specified the launch date and places, confirming that it was launched between 9:08 am (00:08 GMT) to 9:43 am from the areas of Pyongyang Sunan International Airport, Kaechon City in South Pyongan Province, and the Tongchang-ri test site in North Pyongan, From Hamhung City in South Hamgyong Province towards the Sea of Japan.
As explained in a statement by the Joint Chiefs of Staff
In the South Korean military that “US and South Korean intelligence agencies carefully analyze the additional information available to them about the launch and its trends.”
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Won In-chul, had a phone call with the commander of the ROK-US Joint Forces, General Paul J. Lacamera, to discuss the situation regarding North Korean launches, and confirmed the readiness of the armed forces of the two countries to disclose the interception of North Korean missiles in The case of possible provocations from Pyongyang.
The two sides condemned what they described as “the dangerous provocations practiced by North Korea that harm peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and demanded their immediate halt.”
It is noteworthy that the launch by Pyongyang on Sunday is the 18th missile test conducted by North Korea since the beginning of this year.