North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a missile launch in this undated photo released by the Korean Central News Agency, Friday, July 26, 2019. (KCNA)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a missile launch in this undated photo released by the Korean Central News Agency, Friday, July 26, 2019. (KCNA)

North Korea launches projectiles for third time in a week; Trump downplays activity

by Kim Gamel
Stars and Stripes

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired two rounds of projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast for the third time in just over a week, South Korea’s military said early Friday.

The launches happened after the North warned the South against joining upcoming military exercises with the United States.

The communist state is also frustrated over stalled nuclear talks and is likely seeking leverage as Washington tries to restart them, experts said.

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