North Korea fires three missiles into sea as G20 leaders meet in China

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South Korea says Pyongyang fired three Rodong missiles off its east coast, a show of force as world leaders gather for summit

North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan in a move almost certainly intended to capture the attention of Barack Obama and other world leaders meeting at the G20 summit in China.

The launches, made from a site south of Pyongyang just after noon on Monday (4am BST), came hours after the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, said he opposed the US deployment of a highly sophisticated anti-missile system in South Korea, despite growing regional concern about Pyongyang’s recent advances in missile technology.

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