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North Korea Release Statement Condemning Joint Statement By South Korea, China, and Japan

North Korea’s Foreign Affairs Ministry issued a statement on May 28th that indirectly criticized a joint declaration made by China, Japan, and South Korea. The statement condemned South Korea for the joint statement since it interferes “with the sacred sovereignty of the country and will not be tolerated at all.” North Korea also said that South Korea is “constantly strengthening its...

South Korea Military Says North Korea Rocket Launch Failed

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said that the military detected the suspected launch of the space rocket from the Sohae Satellite Launch site. The rocket reportedly carried North Korea's second military reconnaissance satellite. The JCS said the projectile was detected in multiple pieces in the country's waters two minutes after its launch at 10:44 p.m. local time. North Korea...

Japan Orders Civilians to Shelter Due to North Korean Missile Launch

At approximately 0945 EST, the Japanese government ordered civilians in Okinawa to shelter in place after a North Korean missile launch. https://twitter.com/jpn_pmo/status/1795090733294030937?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA https://twitter.com/kantei_saigai/status/1795089082110054555?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA https://twitter.com/un_nerv/status/1795089090062557194?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA This is developing.

North Korea Notifies Japan of Satellite Launch Window

North Korea formally notified Japan and the International Maritime Organization that the country will launch a satellite between May 26th and June 4th. According to a NOTAM issued by the Japanese government, pilots are requested to avoid flying around Okinawa (Naha city), Miyako, Ishigaki, and Yonaguni islands due to the possibility that anti-ballistic missiles will intercept the rocket. https://twitter.com/global_mil_info/status/1794795933018017829?s=43 https://twitter.com/global_mil_info/status/1794795933018017829?s=4

South Korea Claims North Korean Threats Undermine Peninsula Stability

South Korea claims North Korean nuclear and missile threats undermine regional peace and stability after Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov denounced joint South Korean drills with Japan and the United States on Thursday, May 23rd. At a Shanghai Cooperation Organization meeting on Monday, May 20th, Lavrov claimed that the United States and its allies are "aggravating the security situation in...

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