– Photo: Amar Ujala
North Korea is adopting new maneuvers every day to stop the joint military exercise of South Korea and America. North Korea has made a big claim just a day after launching the ICBM. It has been said that eight lakh people of North Korea want to join the army themselves for the war against America. It also includes a large number of students and the working class. This claim has been made in the North Korean newspaper Rodong Sinmun.
North Korea had launched ICBM a day before
Earlier on Thursday, North Korea launched the Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). According to reports, North Korea dropped the ICBM on Thursday in the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. North Korea did this when the President of South Korea was about to go to Tokyo to attend the summit.
North Korea’s ballistic missiles are banned under United Nations Security Council resolutions and the launch drew condemnation from governments in Seoul, Washington and Tokyo. On the other hand, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un blamed America and South Korea for this tension.
ICBM was told by North Korea as a warning
North Korea has said that it test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) ‘Hwasongpho-17’ on Thursday to send a ‘stern warning’ to the US and South Korea. North Korea once again described the ongoing war exercise between the US and South Korea as a provocative activity. It has been said that ‘both the countries are provoking it by organizing aggressive maneuvers on a large scale’. Explain that North Korea has tested an ICBM missile named Hwasongfo-17.
North Korea’s official news agency KCNA said, ‘A highly temporary security environment is being created on the Korean Peninsula through the frenzied, provocative and aggressive maneuvers of the US and South Korea. The situation has worsened due to this. It is against DPRK. In view of this, the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea tested the ICBM Hwasongfo-17 on 16 March.
Weapon testing for the third time in a month
North Korea Korea has tested a weapon for the third time within a month. Earlier in February also the ICBM weapon was tested. The statement of the South Korean army has also come on the test of this missile. South Korea’s military said the ICBM flew into the eastern waters of the Korean peninsula after being launched from North Korea’s capital, Pyongyang, at about 7:10 a.m. According to the statement, the ICBM traveled a distance of about 1,000 kilometers before landing in the waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.
Meanwhile, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida began summit talks in Tokyo on Thursday. The summit is being held between the two countries for the first time after more than a decade. “North Korea will pay the price for its reckless provocations,” Kishida said before leaving for Tokyo.