South Korea confirms missile interceptor test, draws lessons from Ukraine crisis | NK News
June 24, 2024
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South Korea confirms missile interceptor test, draws lessons from Ukraine crisis

Meeting of top defense officials follows North Korea’s test of a ‘reconnaissance satellite’ on Sunday

Top South Korean defense officials met Monday to discuss North Korea’s successive missile launches and the situation in Ukraine, according to Seoul’s Ministry of National Defense, while confirming the “successful test” of a domestically produced missile defense system.

At the meeting, defense minister Suh Wook reportedly suggested that Russia’s ongoing military invasion of Ukraine has implications for South Korea.

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