U.S., Japan Protest North Korea Firing Three Ballistic Missiles

  • Rodong missiles flew 1,000 kilometers, South Korea says
  • Missiles probably fired as threat to Japan, analyst says

The U.S. and Japan led protests Monday after North Korea fired three ballistic missiles off its east coast, all of which flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) before landing in the sea. At least one entered Japan’s air defense zone, South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff said.

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