North Korea Successfully Test Fired Two Short Range Ballistic Missiles

North Korea successfully test-fired two short-range missiles from its eastern coastal city of Wonsan on 25 July. The missiles flew about 430 km and reached an altitude of 50 km.

The ballistic missile is a short-range, of about 1,000 kilometers or less. It will be used only in the short distances between some countries and the missiles are low cost.

North Korea tested its last weapons on 9 May which included short-range missiles and also smaller rockets.


The firing of ballistic missiles has created new doubts on efforts to restart denuclearisation talks after Trump and Kim met at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) at the end of June.

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