News of the launch emerged on Friday, as reported by Korean state news outlet KCNA.
The move has sparked war fears after the rogue regime purportedly fired ballistic missiles into Japan’s waters.
President Biden has warned there would be “responses” if Kim Jong-un allows such activity to continue.
Biden told reporters on Thursday: “We’re consulting with our allies and partners and there will be responses if they choose to escalate. We will respond accordingly.”
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