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North Korea tests more missiles despite efforts at diplomatic solutions

North Korea has carried out a missile test for the second time in a week, the South Korean military reported on Wednesday. Pyongyang launched two short-range ballistic missiles, just like it did on July 25 when North Korean leader Kim Jung-un spoke of a warning to Seoul.

South Korea condemned the test, with Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha stating that “North Korea’s actions do not help ease military tensions, nor do they help keep the momentum for talks that are under way.”

North Korean leader Kim Jung-un met with US President Donald Trump in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea last month. During that meeting, both leaders agreed to a new round of talks on North Korea’s nuclear program.

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