FILE PHOTO: A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva October 2, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

The launches come less than a week after the United Nations Security Council passed fresh sanctions on the reclusive state, which said it would continued to pursue its nuclear and missile program without delay.
The missiles were launched Thursday morning from the North Korean coastal city of Wonsan and flew about 200 km (124 miles), South Korea’s Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has been briefed on the latest launch, the military said, declining to give further details.
“North Korea launched multiple projectiles that appear to be short-range land-to-ship cruise missiles today morning off east coast from the region of Wonsan,” the office said in a statement, adding that Seoul and Washington were analyzing the launches for further information.
Thursday’s launch is the fourth missile test by North Korea since Moon took office on May 10 pledging to engage in dialogue …
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