North Korean rocket flew 2700 miles
TOKYO, August 29 — RIA Novosti, Ivan Zakharchenko. The North Korean rocket, which flew over the territory of the Japanese island of Hokkaido, covered a distance of 2700 kilometers, the maximum altitude was about 550 kilometers, passes on Tuesday Agency Yonhap, citing the South Korean military.
As stated by Secretary General of the government of Japan Acehide Suga, landed in 1180 kilometres East of the Northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.
A new start was made three days after Korea on Saturday launched three short-range missiles that flew about 250 kilometers North-East.
I’m stealing this nifty NHK map to show the North Korean missile path. Guam is waaaay down to the south. pic.twitter.com/F0Hk09QgNp
— Martyn Williams (@martyn_williams) 28 Aug 2017
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The situation on the Korean Peninsula escalated after exchange of harsh words between the DPRK and the United States. North Korea has promised to release a ballistic missile to the area of GUAM, where the us air base Andersen naval base APRA Harbor. The President of the United States Donald trump promised that if the North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN “do something with GUAM, North Korea will happen such an event, which no one has ever seen”.
After some time the leaders softened the tone of its statements. Kim Jong UN said he was willing some time to look at the behavior of the United States, trump endorsed these words. But last week, the United States and South Korea began a ten-day joint exercises Ulchi — Freedom Guardian, which in the DPRK is perceived as a rehearsal of armed conflict.