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Japan protests North Korea over missile launch

News broadcast in Tokyo about a new North Korean missile launch. File photoTOKYO, May 25Japan has protested North Korea's missile launches this morning, Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi said. Japan, the United States, Australia and India “are an outright provocation and are categorically unacceptable,” the minister said. On the morning of May 25, the DPRK launched three ballistic missiles towards the Sea of ​​Japan from the Sunan area in Pyongyang, they took place at approximately 6.00, 6.37 and 6.42 local time (0.00, 0.37 and 0.42 Moscow time). This is the 17th North Korean missile test since the beginning of the year, including launches of ICBMs, a ballistic missile for submarines (SLBMs), systems for a space satellite and a new tactical system for nuclear weapons. The Japanese Ministry of Defense presented data on the first two missiles: the flight altitude of the first was 550 kilometers, flight range is 300 kilometers. The flight altitude of the second missile was 50 kilometers, the range along the modified trajectory was 750 kilometers. Both missiles landed outside Japan's exclusive economic zone. The data on the third missile is being specified. By this time, no damage from North Korean missile launches in Japan has been recorded.


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