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North Korea fired not less than one missile from a submarine within the Sea of Japan on Sunday, ramping up missile assessments forward of one of many largest joint navy workouts between the U.S. and South Korea.

North Korea claimed to have fired two missiles from a submarine within the sea, however South Korean navy officers mentioned they solely tracked one missile fired from the submarine close to the North Korean port metropolis of Sinpo.

The launch comes on the eve of what’s anticipated to be 11 days of joint navy workouts between the U.S. and South Korea, dubbed Freedom Protect. North Korean chief Kim Jong Un and people near him have voiced rising issues in regards to the shut navy relationship between the U.S. and South Korea.

The underwater take a look at comes as North Korea additionally launched a ballistic missile towards the water of the Yellow Sea final week, based on South Korean officers. They mentioned they may not verify the place it landed. That launch adopted U.S. and South Korean navy workouts earlier final week that included the deployment of a B-52 lengthy vary bomber aircraft. 

The aggression proven by the North Korean navy follows a development of unprecedented missile assessments final yr. U.S. intelligence companies concluded final week that North Korea had been timing its missile assessments to coincide with joint navy workouts between the U.S. and South Korea.

The U.S.-South Korean navy operations this week are anticipated to be the biggest workouts within the final 5 years. 

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