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South Korean military confirms North Korean launch of ballistic missile

SEUL, Nov 17 short-range missiles towards the Sea of ​​Japan, the Joint Chiefs of Staff of South Korea reported. area of ​​Wonsan, Gangwon Province,” the committee said.
The military noted that they continue to strengthen monitoring of the DPRK, maintaining absolute defense readiness in close cooperation with the United States.

Earlier on Thursday, DPRK Foreign Minister Choi Song-hee said that North Korea's military responses will be in direct proportion to increased extended containment by the US and South Korea.

The leaders of South Korea, the US and Japan on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit (EAS) in Phnom Penh held a series of bilateral meetings and a trilateral summit, inas a result of which they agreed to work together to strengthen the containment of North Korea for the sake of “stability on the Korean Peninsula and in the region of Northeast Asia.” US President Joe Biden also confirmed his commitment to strengthening the extended deterrence of the DPRK, which implies Washington's readiness to defend its allies in the region using all available capabilities, including nuclear ones.

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