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North Korea launches suspected ballistic missiles into ocean near Japan in first test since Joe Biden’s inauguration – ABC News

North Korea has launched suspected ballistic missiles into the ocean near Japan, despite a UN Security Council ban on testing similar weapons.

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North Korea has fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the ocean near Japan in what is believed to be a test launch.
Key points:

  • US officials say North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles
  • Japan’s Prime Minister says the incident threatens safety in the region
  • The missiles landed in the ocean just outside Japanese waters

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said the missiles were fired on Thursday  the same day as the commencement of the Olympic torch relay in Fukushima but there…

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