South Korea staged a missile drill from an undisclosed location on its eastern coast on Friday morning, in response to the firing of a ballistic missile over Japan by North Korea.
South Korea's ballistic missile travelled 250km (155 miles) into the Sea of Japan, which is the equidistance to the launch site at Sunan, close to Pyongyang's airport.
The missile launch comes a day after new... Еще sanctions against North Korea were approved by the UN Security council that seeks to cap and limit oil exports to the state in a bid to exert pressure to end its nuclear program.
Tensions on the Korean peninsula have been rising in recent months between the USA and North Korea, with the latter threatening to strike at the US pacific territory of Guam.
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