North Korea Announces Test-Firing of Two Cruise Missiles From Submarine

Screenshot of North Korean missile test music video feat. Kim jong-un.InternationalIndiaAfricaMOSCOW (Sputnik) – North Korea says it has test-fired two “strategic cruise missiles” from a submarine ahead of the upcoming US-South Korea military drills, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reports. Meanwhile, the South Korean military said on Monday that North Korea had launched one unidentified missile from a submarine, according to Yonhap. The missile was launched on Sunday from North Korea’s eastern coastal city of Sinpo, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. “While strengthening its monitoring and vigilance, our military is maintaining a full readiness posture in close cooperation with the United States,” the JCS said in a statement quoted by Yonhap on Monday.Meanwhile, the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported that the test was to confirm “the reliability of the weapon system and inspected and judged the operational posture of the underwater-to-ground attack of the submarine units.”The agency also reported that the drills show the Korean People’s Army ability to counter the “military moves of the US imperialists and south [sic] Korean puppet traitors.”


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