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Moon Orders Thorough Implementation of U.N. Sanctions on N. Korea

Moon Orders Thorough Implementation of U.N. Sanctions on N. Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in ordered thorough implementation of the latest U.N. Security Council sanctions on North Korea after the communist nation defiantly carried out yet another ballistic missile launch, the presidential spokesman said Friday. Moon issued the order during a National Security Council meeting he presided over after the North [...]

South Korea Takes Tit-For-Tat Approach Against the North

South Korea Takes Tit-For-Tat Approach Against the North

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean military officials have released video footage of ballistic missile flight tests including those with a range of 500 and 800 kilometers as a show of force amid growing threats from North Korea, signaling a shift in president Moon Jae-in’s North Korea policy towards a more tit-for-tat approach. The [...]

North Korea Claims Successful Test of Precision-Guided Ballistic Missile

North Korea Claims Successful Test of Precision-Guided Ballistic Missile

SEOUL, May 30 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korea announced Tuesday it succeeded in the latest launch of a ballistic missile, which it said features a new high-precision guidance system and a quick launch process.  The North’s leader Kim Jong-un observed the test-firing of a “precision-guided ballistic rocket capable of making ultra-precision strike,” the Korean Central [...]

North Korean Leader OKs Deployment of New Missile for Action

North Korean Leader OKs Deployment of New Missile for Action

SEOUL, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has approved the deployment of a new intermediate-range ballistic missile for combat use as the country succeeded in test-firing it, Pyongyang’s state media said Monday.  North Korea’s leader observed the launch of the ground-to-ground Pukguksong-2 missile, expressing satisfaction with its accuracy in hitting targets, [...]

N. Korea Claims Successful Test of Medium-Range Ballistic Missile

N. Korea Claims Successful Test of Medium-Range Ballistic Missile

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korea has claimed it successfully test-launched a new medium-range ballistic missile that is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, the country’s state-run media said Monday.  The Korean Central News Agency said the Pukguksong-2 strategic weapon system was successfully test-fired Sunday. It added that the missile launched from a [...]

U.S. Says N. Korea’s Launch of Musudan Missile Ends in Failure Again

U.S. Says N. Korea’s Launch of Musudan Missile Ends in Failure Again

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korea fired a Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile on Thursday (Korean time), but the launch ended in failure, the U.S. Strategic Command said. “U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) systems detected what we assess was a failed North Korean missile launch” at 7 a.m. (Korean time) near the northwestern city of [...]