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Seoul's Defense Ministry says Pyongyang will continue to test fire missiles

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유엔 안보리 긴급회의 소집+국방부 "북한, 무수단 미사일 추가 발사 가능성 있다" The UN Security Council is weighing a response to North Korea’s failed test-firing of ballistic missiles. The UNSC convened an emergency closed-door talks in New York at the request of the United States... following Pyongyang's unsuccessful launch of two missiles AND as fears grow that the regime is preparing to conduct a fifth nuclear test. Our Kim Ji-yeon reports... Seoul's defense ministry, meanwhile, expects more test firings to come in the next few days and weeks. South Korea says it is very likely that North Korea's recent missile launches won't be it's last. Defense Ministry spokesperson Moon Sang-gyun said Friday that "given that North Korea dared to test two of its Musudan missiles after its previous failures, we cannot rule out the possibility of Pyongyang conducting more launches." North Korea attempted to launch two mid-range Musudan ballistic missiles from its eastern coastal city of Wonsan on Thursday. The first missile reportedly went off course and crashed into the sea seconds after the launch,... while the second exploded in midair after being airborne for about a minute. Seoul believes Pyongyang is trying to build up its accomplishments ahead of its ruling Workers' Party congress next week. "Domestically North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is attempting to show off the regime's state-of-the-art weaponry to its people, that it is a powerful nuclear state. At the same time, it's trying to appease the United States for bilateral negotiations and be recognized as a valid state." In response, the international community is expected to take strong measures against Pyongyang. The UN Security Council is currently holding an emergency meeting... and it's expected to adopt a statement condemning Pyongyang,... as Security Council resolutions ban North Korea from any kind of launch using ballistic missile technology. Members of the council already adopted a statement against North Korea for its missile test and its test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile earlier this month. Kim Ji-yeon, Arirang News. Visit ‘Arirang News’ Official Pages Facebook(NEWS): http://www.facebook.com/newsarirang Homepage: http://www.arirang.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/arirangtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/arirangworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/arirangworld