North Korea fires volley of missiles, Japan condemns provocation

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By Byungwook Kim and Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korea fired eight short-range ballistic missiles towards the sea off its east coast on Sunday, likely its largest single test, a day after South Korea and the United States ended joint military drills. The bilateral exercises involved an American aircraft carrier for the first time in more than four years. At least eight missiles were fired from the Sunan area of the North Korean capital Pyongyang, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said. Japanese Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi also said the North had launched multiple missiles, and that th…

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