North Korea slams sharing of its missile-launch data among Japan, US, S.Korea

North Korea's state-run media has criticized the agreement made between Japan, the United States and South Korea to facilitate the real-time sharing of data on Pyongyang's missile launches.

Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio, US President Joe Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol met on Sunday on the sidelines of the G7 Hiroshima Summit. They agreed to advance trilateral security cooperation.

Pyongyang's Korean Central News Agency criticized the agreement on Thursday, quoting a commentary by an international affairs analyst.

The article claims that the agreement signifies the emergence of a military alliance among the three countries. It also says that North Korea will not overlook the action.

The article also insists that the security cooperation between the three countries would lead to the establishment of an Asian version of NATO.