Photo provided by the North Korean government of what that government says is the test launch of a supersonic missile on January 11, 2022 in North Korea.  Independent journalists were not given access to this event, and the content of this image cannot be independently verified.  The photo is branded in Korean by North Korea's Central News Agency.  (North Korea Central News Agency, via AP)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea fired at least one projectile in its third weapons launch of the month, South Korea said on Friday, as it continues to demonstrate its military strength amid border closures due to the coronavirus and pandemic. diplomatic stalemate with the United States.

The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff did not immediately explain where the projectile landed or provide further details.

The launch came hours after Pyongyang issued a statement in which it berated the United States government for imposing new sanctions against the country for earlier missile tests this month, and warned of stronger and more explicit actions if Washington maintains. his “confrontational stance.”

Photo provided by the North Korean government of what that government says is the test launch of a supersonic missile on January 11, 2022 in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to this event, and the content of this image cannot be independently verified. The photo is branded in Korean by North Korea’s Central News Agency. (North Korea Central News Agency, via AP)

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