North Korea tests ballistic missiles amid deadlocked nuclear talks
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired a pair of ballistic missiles off its east coast, the South Korean military said on Wednesday, raising tensions just days after testing a cruise missile with capabilities nuclear possible. Pyongyang has steadily expanded its weapons program amid a standoff over talks to dismantle its nuclear and ballistic missile arsenals in return for US sanctions relief. “North Korea has fired two unidentified ballistic missiles from its inner central region towards the east coast, and South Korea and the United States’ intelligence services are carrying out detailed analysis for further information,” he said. the South Korean Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement. .