The test-fires were Pyongyang’s first major provocation since President Biden took office in January, an apparent move to pressure the US administration and to boost North Korea’s leverage in future talks.
Japanese fighters conduct joint air drills with US supersonic bombers close to the Korean peninsula as reports emerge of Pyongyang miniaturising a nuclear warhead.
Pyongyang conducted intercontinental ballistic missiles tests on Friday to prove its ability to strike America's mainland, drawing a sharp warning from US President Donald Trump.
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