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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