US and South Korea do missile tests in show of force

The drills are an modest attempt to tame the nuclear neighbors

South Korea and the United States fired eight missiles from South Korea’s East Coast in response to North Korea’s missile tests on Sunday, the South Korean Defense Ministry said.

The firing of the missiles shows” that there is the ability and readiness to carry out precision attacks, ” the South Korean military told Yonhap news agency.

The New South Korean president Yoon Suk-yeol wants to show a tougher stance against North Korea. North Korea is conducting more frequent missile tests this year, including with large intercontinental ballistic missiles. On Sunday, the country tested short-range missiles that went into the sea.

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