Monday, April 8, 2013

China Confirms That They Have Conducted Live-Fire Drills Near N. Korean Border

China Confirms Live-Fire Drills Near N. Korean Border -- FOX News/Washington Free Beacon

China's military and defense ministry on Sunday confirmed that military forces in a border region near North Korea conducted live-fire drills amid tensions between North Korea and the United States.

The Pentagon, meanwhile, canceled a planned test launch of a Minuteman III ballistic missile to avoid further upsetting ties with North Korea.

Intelligence sources said signs continue to indicate that North Korea is planning to conduct a flight test soon of its intermediate-range Musudan missile that has enough range to reach Guam.

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My Comment: These live fire exercises negate Chinese public announcements that they are "unmoved" by North Korea's threats.

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