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[June-July] North Korea's Provocations in 2022


June 5, 2022

North Korea fired eight short-range ballistic missiles into waters off its east coast. The missiles were said to have been fired between 9:08 a.m. and 9:43 a.m.(KST) from the Sunan area of Pyongyang, as well as three other locations. The missiles flew 110 to 670 kilometers (68 to 416 miles) at maximum altitudes of 25 to 90 kilometers while reaching speeds of Mach 3 to 6. 

The tests marked North Korea's 18th this year, the third since South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol was sworn into office on May 10. (source: Korea Joongang Daily)

South Korea and U.S. urgently meet after North Korea's missile provocation

(source : Donga-ilbo)

June 12,, 2022

North Korea fired artillery shots, presumably from multiple rocket launchers, between 8:07 a.m to 11:03 a.m(KST). The exact number of shots launched and the origin of the firing are unknown.  

The launch came a week after North Korea fired eight short-range ballistic missiles toward the East Sea. (source: Yonhap News)

South Korea's National Security Council held 12 hours after the launch of rockets

July 10, 11, 2022

North Korea fired artillery shots, presumably from multiple rocket launchers, between 6:21 p.m to 6:37 p.m(KST). The exact number of shots launched and the origin of the firing are unknown. 

The latest launch came amid growing concerns that Pyongyang could conduct what would be its seventh nuclear test or other provocative acts. (source: Yonhap News) 

 Defense Ministers' Meeting between South Korea, U.S., and Japan in Singapore


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