South Korean military’s report of launch from east coast port of Sinpo comes as Donald Trump and Xi Jinping prepare for Florida summit this week
North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its east coast into the sea off the peninsula, South Korea’s military has said, ahead of a summit between US and Chinese leaders who are set to discuss Pyongyang’s arms programme.
The missile was launched on Wednesday from Sinpo, a port city, and flew about 60km (37 miles), South Korea’s office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a short statement. Sinpo is the site of a North Korean submarine base.
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