the Robots should have been fired, at 09 o'clock, local time, on Friday, straight to the east, between 70 and 200 kilometres out in the sea of japan.
south Korean and u.s. experts now the available data on the projectiles and avlossningarna. Japan's defence ministry has stated that the robots have not yet been down in the country's territorial waters.
Some experts believe that the activation should be seen as a message from Kim to Washington that north Korea will continue its kärnvapenupprustning to put pressure on the united states.
Trumpadministrationen commented on the incident in a statement by the White house press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, on Friday evening.
"We are aware of north korea's actions tonight and will follow the development," she says to The New York Times.
Robotavfyrningarna is the first from the north Korean then hold in 2017. In the middle of april the head of the state north Korean news agency KCNA that the country carried out a testskjutning of a new form of remote-controlled weapons, but south Korea says that it can't have been a question about robots.
be viewed as a reaction from the dictator Kim Jong-Un on the USA's demands that north Korea should give up all its nuclear weapons and allow inspections.
The two leaders cut off abruptly, their summit in February, according to the news agency Reuters because the united states demanded ”complete dismantling of north korea's nuclear infrastructure”. Both leaders have since said they are willing to resume the talks.
Activation also came the same day that the UN alerted that north Korea is threatened by famine, after the worst crop in ten years due to drought, heat waves and floods. About 7.5 million north koreans are dependent on government food rations.
In the middle of the 1990s affected country by a severe famine in which three million people died.