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A news broadcast in Seoul, South Korea, of an apparent North Korean missile test on Monday morning local time. Photo: Jung Yeon-je/AFP via Getty Images

North Korea’s military fired “two suspected short-range ballistic missiles” eastward from Pyongyang on Monday morning local time, per South Korean and Japanese officials.

Why it matters: The fourth such launch since Jan. 5 comes days after North Korea’s military warned of “stronger” action if the U.S. moved to have more sanctions imposed on the country.

Context: The Biden administration sanctioned North Korean and Russian individuals and entities for supporting North Korea’s ballistic missile program earlier this month.

  • The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is also proposing the UN implement sanctions over North Korea’s “six ballistic missile launches since September … each of which were in violation of UN Security Council resolutions.”

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