North Korea fires projectiles, after agreeing to talk to US
Seoul : North Korea on Wednesday fired projectiles towards the sea, one day after they agreed to resume nuclear talks with the United States.
"North Korea fired unidentified projectiles from Wonsan ... towards the East Sea (Sea of Japan) this morning," the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said without providing further details.
"Our military is monitoring the situation for additional launches and maintaining a readiness posture," the JCS said in a statement.
The action came one day after North's Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui announced that Pyongyang has agreed to hold nuclear weapon talks with the Washington.
The two sides will have "preliminary contact" on October 4 and hold negotiations the following day, Choe Son Hui said in a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency.
US State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus later confirmed the talks, which she said would happen "within the next week".
The negotiations were left in the middle after the second summit between North Korea's Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in February.