North Korea fired a missile after threats to retaliate

Saturday’s missile, the first since New Year’s Day, landed west of Hokkaido in Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) at 18:27 (09:27 GMT), Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said. An EEZ is an area of ​​the sea over which a country has jurisdiction. Japan is 200 nautical miles from its shores.

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