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North Korea launches missile as envoy decries U.S. policies at U.N.

NBC News

By Jennifer Jett and Stella Kim – September 27, 2021

HONG KONG — North Korea fired a short-range missile toward the sea off its east coast on Tuesday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, as the country’s U.N. envoy blamed “hostile” U.S. policy for his country’s continued development of nuclear and ballistic weapons.

In a statement, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said that North Korea had launched a projectile believed to be a short-range missile from the Mupyong-ri area of Jagang Province around 6:40 a.m. local time (5:40 p.m. Monday ET).

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