South Korea has described the type of missile launched, Korea

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotomasterskaya installation of Intercontinental ballistic missiles of the Korean people’s army. Archival photoSouth Korea has described the type of missile launched, Korea© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

South Korean military believes that North Korea launched a ballistic missile medium-range «Puchiko-2», reports Yonhap news Agency.

According to the Committee of the chiefs of staff, the missile rose to a maximum height of 560 kilometers.

The launch took place from the West coast of Pukchon the province’s toll. According to military, a rocket was not an Intercontinental, it flew 500 kilometers and fell into the sea of Japan 350 km off the East coast of the Korean Peninsula, outside of the exclusive economic zone of Japan.

This launch took place exactly one week after North Korea launched the newest rocket, the technical characteristics of which had surpassed all previous samples. As stated by the North Korean Agency KCNA, the missile flew a 787 for the first time miles and reached an altitude of two thousand kilometers.

In Tokyo and Seoul are concerned about recent rocket launches by Pyongyang. As stated by the head of the Japanese foreign Minister, Fumio Kishida, «the provocative actions of North Korea once again lead to the idea that it is necessary to further increase the pressure on this country».

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