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North Korea fires short-range missiles

North Korea has fired according to the findings of its southern neighbor on Saturday for the first time since 2017, several short-range missiles. As the South Korean news Agency, reported Yonhap on Saturday, fired in North Korea, several short-range missiles over the open sea.

Pyongyang had fired to 09.06 PM local time, rockets from the East coast city of Wonsan in the Eastern direction, informed the South Korean General staff. They had covered a distance of 70 to 200 kilometers.

Together with US would now analyse the Details of the incident. It was unclear, initially, what type of rocket it is. The North had last fired in November 2017, an inter-continental ballistic missile.

expert: frustration in North Korea for the sake of negotiations

The North Korean Regime had the resumption of nuclear and missile tests in March, shortly after the Failure of the second summit between the powers-that-Kim Jong-Un and U.S. President Donald Trump in Vietnam. Both sides were in Korea, not a few in the Central question of the nuclear disarmament of North. Pyongyang has demanded the lifting of a large part of the sanctions.

The bilateral negotiations to end the North Korean nuclear program had not begun in June 2018 with a historic summit of Kim and Trump in Singapore, tangible results they brought.

"It seems obvious that North Korea is angry about the apparent lack of flexibility in the Position of the Trump Administration for the removal of sanctions," said Harry Kazianis of the Institute's Center for the National Interest.

Under observation of the international community

The Communist North Korea is occupied because of its nuclear and missile programme, international sanctions. Since the failed summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in February in Vietnam, the uncertainty has increased to meet if the situation on the Korean Peninsula. There were multiple reports of new activity at North Korean test facilities.

in mid-April reported North Korean state media, the Test of a new "tactical guided missile". The action was also interpreted as an attempt to exert pressure on the USA after the recent failed negotiations.

North Korea because of its nuclear weapons and missile tests in recent years, under the special supervision of the international community. In April 2018, the Communist leadership in Pyongyang announced a halt to nuclear bomb tests and Tests of Intercontinental ballistic missiles. As a result, the tensions in the Region and also in relation to the USA have considerably decreased. (sda/afp)

Created: 04.05.2019, 03:00 PM

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