Sunday, March 5, 2017

North Korea Has Fired Four Ballistic Missiles, Three Of Which Landed Within Japanese Waters

CNN: North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan

(CNN)North Korea has fired four ballistic missiles, three of which landed within 200 nautical miles of Japan, the country's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday.

Speaking to the Japanese parliament, Abe said the launch was a clear violation of UN Security Council resolutions. "It is an extremely dangerous action," he said.

A US official also confirmed that Pyongyang fired four projectiles, which appeared to be ballistic missiles.

Abe said three landed within Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone, which extends 200 nautical miles from its coastline according to international maritime law.

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More News On North Korea Firing 4 Ballistic Missiles

Seoul: North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles into ocean -- AP
North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea near Japan -- Reuters
North Korea launches more missiles; three land in Japanese waters -- Washington Post
North Korea: Four ballistic missiles fired into sea -- BBC
North Korea fires three missiles landing in Japanese waters -- The Guardian
Japan, South Korea, US condemn North Korea's firing of 4 ballistic missiles, 3 landing in Japan's waters -- Straits Times
North Korea Fires Four Missiles Off Eastern Coast, South Korea Says -- NBC
North Korea fires banned ballistic missiles into ocean, South Korea and Japan say -- L.A. Times
North Korea’s Launch of Ballistic Missiles Raises New Worries -- NYTimes
North Korea launches four ballistic missiles into sea as Japan decries 'new kind of threat' -- The Independent
Seoul says NK fires four ballistic missiles; three fall in Japanese waters -- Korea Herald
North Korea fires 4 ‘ballistic missiles’ amid Seoul's joint drills with US -- RT

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