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NEWS | May 17, 2024

USINDOPACOM Statement on DPRK Missile Launches

By U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Public Affairs

We are aware of the ballistic missile launches and are consulting closely with our allies and partners. While we have assessed that this event does not pose an immediate threat to U.S. personnel or territory, or to our allies, the missile launches highlight the destabilizing impact of the DPRK’s unlawful weapons program. The U.S. commitment to the defense of the Republic of Korea and Japan remains ironclad.

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