North Korea fires 3 missiles after Quad condemnation.
(MENAFN) The South Korean military confirmed three ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Wednesday morning, May 25th. The launches occurred after the United States, Japan, India, and Australia – known as the "Quad" – criticized North Korea's missile technology and vowed to maintain "a free and open Indo-Pacific that is inclusive and resilient."
The first missile was launched at waters near North Korea's eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff stated that about 6 a.m. local time, without providing any information. The firing of an unspecified type of missile was verified by the Japanese coast guard.
The Yonhap news agency reported "additional launches of unknown ballistic missiles in north and east directions.” The South Korean military later stated that three missiles were fired from the Sunan area of Pyongyang between 6 a.m. and 6:42 a.m. local time.
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