Russian assault on Ukraine emboldened North Korea – South Korean minister

BERLIN: South Korean Overseas Minister Park Jin stated on Saturday that Russia’s assault on Ukraine and the worldwide consideration on that battle had emboldened North Korea which launched a long-range ballistic missile into the ocean offJapan’s west coast earlier within the day.

The missile launch – North Korea’s first since Jan. 1 – clearly signalled “its intent to conduct further provocations”, Park stated at a panel throughout a worldwide safety convention in Munich, Germany.

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“Going additional, if North Korea conducts the seventh nuclear check, which may occur at any time, it is going to be a recreation changer, within the sense that North Korea may develop and deploy tactical nuclear missiles,” he added.