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Beijing test-fires new missile near Korean peninsula

BEIJING: China has conducted a combat test of a new missile near Korean peninsula, said Chinese Ministry of National Defense Information Bureau.

The Information Bureau said in a statement that the missile test was conducted in the Bohai Sea, close to the Korean peninsula . The remarks were made on Tuesday in response to media query about a recent missile test.

The Chinese military conducted the test in accordance with the annual training plan to enhance the combat skills of the forces and their ability to handle threats to national security, the statement said.

“The test achieved the expected result,” said the statement.