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North Korea fires ballistic missile into waters off the coast of Japan


  • South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, one missile was launched from the port of Sinpo, in the east of North Korea where Pyongyang usually bases its submarines. 
  • It landed in the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan. 
  • It comes as South Korea, Japan and US Intelligence Chiefs reportedly meet in Seoul to discuss North Korea.
  • In recent weeks, Pyongyang has embarked on a flurry of tests of what it claims to be hypersonic and long-range cruise missiles and anti-aircraft weapons.