The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire)
Korean missile firing was ‘inappropriate’
Seoul has called North Korea “very inappropriate” for firing two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic.
South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff had said a single projectile was launched yesterday morning, but revised their report to state two suspected missiles were fired from the North’s eastern coastal city of Wonsan.
These projectiles landed in water between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.
South Korea’s military described the launches as “very inappropriate” amid the coronavirus outbreak and urged North Korea to stop such military action.
North Korea has fired a series of missiles and artillery shells in recent weeks in an apparent attempt to upgrade its military capability amid deadlocked nuclear talks with the United States.