North Korea tested anti-ship missiles

North Korea on the morning of 14 April conducted tests of cruise short-range missiles, reported South Korean Agency Yonhap , citing data from the joint chiefs of staff of South Korea.

According to the military, we are talking about anti-ship cruise missiles. The projectiles flew about 150 km before he fell in the East (Japanese) sea.

North Korean state Agency KCNA about the test at the time of writing the news was not reported.

In the spring of 2020, the DPRK intensified carrying out missile tests. In particular, the launches took place the 2nd, 9th and March 21.

Since 2006, North Korea fired six test nuclear weapons and dozens of launches of ballistic missiles. Against the country was imposed sanctions by the European Union, the UN security Council, the USA and several countries, restrictive measures had been extended.

12 June 2018, the US President Donald trump and the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN signed an agreement in Singapore. The document stated that the United States would provide the DPRK with security guarantees, North Korea reiterated its commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. On 27 and 28 February 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam hosted the second U.S.-North Korean summit. The US President has told that will try to achieve with the leader of the DPRK agreement on denuclearization, and then “turn North Korea into an economic center.” The parties have not reached agreement.

30 June 2019 trump and the leader of North Korea met in Panmunjom village in the demilitarized zone on the border of North Korea and South Korea. The parties agreed to create a group of negotiators from the two countries, which will be empowered to deal with issues of denuclearization.

From July 2019, the DPRK resumed its missile launches.

Trump announced that the latest missile launches, the DPRK did not violate the agreementsreached between him and Kim Jong-UN. The Secretary of defense mark Esper pointed out that the United States will sharply react on missile launches and intend to “keep the door open” for negotiations with Pyongyang.

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