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The Russian Defense Ministry has rejected claims that North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test poses a danger to Moscow as it landed about 500 kilometers from its border. reports citing to PressTV “This missile launch represented no danger for the Russian Federation,” the ministry said in a statement on Sunday carried by official Russian news agencies.

“The Russian missile attack warning systems followed the ballistic target during its 23-minute flight until its landing in the central part of the Sea of Japan (about 500 kilometers from the Russian territory),” the statement added.
North Korea launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile from the northwestern city of Kusong at around 5:30 am (2030 GMT Saturday) and it flew about 700 kilometers (435 miles) before landing in the sea between North Korea and Japan, the South Korean military said in a statement.

2017.05.14 / 17:59
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