North Korea announced the successful test of a ballistic missile

Pyongyang announced that it carried 12 Feb tests of new ballistic missiles were successful. On Monday, February 13, reports “Yonhap”, citing the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea (KCNA).

While North Korea claims that it has managed to test the possibility of equipping a projectile with a nuclear warhead and its ability to evade interception.

On 12 February, the joint chiefs of staff of the Armed forces of South Korea reported the DPRK conducted from the ground in the province’s Do the start-up of ballistic missiles Pukguksong-2 (“Pukhansan-2”, “Severnaya Zvezda-2”) medium-range class “Musudan”. She flew about 500 kilometers and fell into the sea of Japan. In testing was attended by North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN.

In 2016, North Korea carried out more than 20 launches of ballistic missiles and two nuclear tests, which violate the resolutions of the UN security Council. Subsequently, the security Council imposed on Pyongyang sanctions.