South KoreaArmy warned todayNorth Koreaimmediately halted the launch of military reconnaissance satellites, and vowed that if North Korea insisted on further escalation, South Korea would take “necessary measures.”
After failing to launch a military reconnaissance satellite twice this year, Pyongyang is preparing for a third launch, Agence France-Presse reported.detectiveSatellite.
South Korean intelligence agencies said earlier this month that North Korea is in the final stages of preparations for the third phase (satellite launch). South Korean Defense Minister Shin Won-sik said yesterday that Pyongyang could launch as soon as this week.
Kang Ho-pil, chief of operations for South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, said, “We seriously warn North Korea … to immediately cease its current preparations to launch military spy satellites.”
“If North Korea ignores our warning and continues launching military reconnaissance satellites, the South Korean military will take necessary measures to protect the lives and safety of its citizens,” he said.
After North Korea failed to launch a spy satellite for the second time in August, it was originally scheduled to attempt to launch a spy satellite for the third time in October, but this was suspected to be due to technical problems, but it was carried out as scheduled. Could not be launched as per.
South Korea says North Korea provides weapons in exchange for Russian space technology.
Analysts say there is significant technological overlap between space launch capabilities and ballistic missile development.
North Korea has conducted a record number of weapons tests this year, ignoring warnings from the United States, South Korea and their allies.
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