Seoul — North Korea fired two short-range missiles from its east coast early on Thursday, South Korea’s military said, the first missile test since leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump agreed to revive stalled denuclearisation talks.

The missiles, launched from near the coastal city of Wonsan, flew about 430km out over the sea, reaching an altitude of 50km, before splashing down, an official at South Korea’s defence ministry said.

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