Pyongyang has conducted a series of weapons tests, involving new types of short-range ballistic missiles
, in recent months with the latest one taking place Saturday amid stalled talks with Washington on its nuclear weapons program.
Launches of short-range ballistic missiles
on Saturday were the seventh by North Korea since Trump and Kim met at the border between the two Koreas in June.
North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles
into the sea off its east coast, the South Korean military said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks amid stalled denuclearisation talks.
Yonhap News Agency cited the South Korea's military saying that North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles
off its east coast on Saturday morning and that they flew about 380 kilometers at the maximum altitude of 97 kilometers.
"The military detected two unidentified projectiles presumed to be short-range ballistic missiles
," South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff in a statement Saturday after the latest launch.
Friday's firing came six days after North Korea flew two projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles
, though the North said later it tested a "new weapon." It also was the sixth such launch since late July.
Six days ago, North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles
into the Sea of Japan.
Defence officials in Seoul said Pyongyang fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles
Saturday, flying 400 kilometres before splashing down in the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan.
class="font-size--16 MsoNormalThe missiles are thought to be short-range ballistic missiles
, South Korea's military says.
Summary: Seoul [South Korea], Aug 10 (ANI): North Korea once again fired two short-range ballistic missiles
into the East Sea on Saturday, South Korea's military said, likely in a show of protest against the ongoing joint military exercises between Seoul and Washington.
SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea continued to ramp up its weapons demonstrations by firing two presumed short-range ballistic missiles
into the sea Tuesday while lashing out at the United States and South Korea for continuing military exercises that the North says could derail fragile nuclear diplomacy.
South Korea's presidential office had said the US and South Korean militaries shared an assessment that Friday's launches were likely of short-range ballistic missiles