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NORTH Korea appears to have test-fired a short-range missile, the same day it conducted an underground nuclear test, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.
Yonhap said North Korea fired a ground-to-air missile with a range of 130km from its northeastern Musudan-ri launch site.
The regime also launched a long-range rocket from that site on April 5.
The incident came just hours after North Korea said its second successful underground nuclear test was more powerful than its previous test in 2006.
SEOUL, South Korea – A South Korean news agency says North Korea has test-fired two more short-range missiles.
The Yonhap news agency says North Korea test-fired a total of three short-range missiles Monday after declaring that it successfully conducted a nuclear test.
CHAPTER II: RENUNCIATION OF WAR
Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as means of settling international disputes.
2) In order to accomplish the aim of the preceding paragraph, land, sea, and air forces, as well as other war potential, will never be maintained. The right of belligerency of the state will not be recognized.
The Japanese Government's classification of the Hyūga class as destroyers has been met with some criticism. As the ships are larger than any previous destroyers and have a full-length flight deck and relatively large air wing, they have been compared to light aircraft carriers