On November 28, North Korea fired a ballistic missile, which landed in Japan’s economic zone.
This was the first North Korean missile test since mid-September. The Pentagon said its initial assessment was that it was an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). The ICBM was launched from Sain Ni in North Korea and traveled about 1,000 km before splashing down in the Sea of Japan.
The Japanese prime minister’s office said that the ICBM apparently landed in waters off Japan within the country’s exclusive economic zone.
In response to the missile test, South Korea has staged a “precision strike” missile exercise.