On October 19, media reported that North Korea launched a ballistic missile on the morning of the same day off the country’s east coast (Sea of Japan).
Yonhap news agency quoted the statement of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the country as saying that the missile launched by North Korea on the morning of October 19 was a ballistic missile.
Meanwhile, Kyodo news agency reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida believed that North Korea had launched two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan. According to the source, there have been no reports of casualties or damage from Pyongyang’s missile launch.
Under a UN Security Council resolution, North Korea is banned from conducting nuclear tests and developing a ballistic missile program.