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DPRK for the third time since test-fired a ballistic missile at the beginning of the year

In Seoul, on Tuesday, North Korea recorded the launch of a missile, probably a medium-range ballistic missile, which became the third such test since the beginning of the year.

About the South Korean news agency Yonhap reports, writes “European Truth”.

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff confirmed the launch from an area near Pyongyang at approximately 6:53 local time. The missile, initially believed to be an intermediate-range ballistic missile, traveled about 600 kilometers and fell into the Sea of ​​Japan.

This is the third such test since the beginning of the year.

The military suspects that North Korea may have tested the missile. with a hypersonic warhead after an engine test last month.

In March, North Korea launched short-range ballistic missiles into the sea during a visit by US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken to Seoul.

In mid-January, Pyongyang announced a successful tests of a solid-fuel missile.

The Pentagon says that North Korea continues to support Russia in the war. Meanwhile, last week, Russia blocked the mechanism for monitoring sanctions against North Korea at the UN.

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