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North Korea fired missiles in the waters of the East China sea

КНДР выпустила ракеты по акватории Восточно-Китайского моря

North Korea on Thursday, March 3, fired several short-range missiles toward the East China sea, reports Yonhap.

According to South Korean defense Ministry, the missiles were fired from the area of Wonsan at about 10:00 (04:00 GMT). The type and number of turns. The official said that all the missiles fell into the sea.

The missile launch was carried out few hours after the UN security Council adopted a tough resolution against North Korea.

New sanctions against North Korea responded to the test by Pyongyang in January 2016 of the hydrogen bomb and the launch of long range in February.

Earlier, on 18 February, the US imposed new unilateral sanctions against North Korea. Soon after the vote of the security Council, they published additional restrictions: under the sanctions the U.S. Treasury hit the defense Minister of the DPRK Pak Yong Sik, and under the sanction of the state Department — the Ministry of atomic energy of the DPRK, the military Academy, several organizations and two individuals.

On 7 February, following the launch of an Intercontinental ballistic missile was put into the orbit the satellite Kwangmyongsong-4 (“Bright star-4”) designed to monitor the Earth. In the international community that the launch was seen as a violation of the resolutions of the UN Security Council banning North Korea tests and ballistic missile launches.

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