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North Korea trumpets missile launches as ‘solemn warning’ to South

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State media says Kim Jong-un personally organised and guided test as part of quest for ‘nonstop super powerful weapon systems’North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, supervised the launch of “a new type of tactical guided weapon” as a “solemn warning to South Korean military warmongers”, the state news agency has said.Kim “personally organised and guided” the firing of the “state-of-the-art weaponry system” on Thursday, KCNA said, a reference to the two short-range missiles fired into the sea. It was Pyongyang’s first missile test since an impromptu June meeting between Kim and Donald Trump in the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/26/north-korea-trumpets-missile-launches-as-solemn-warning-to-south

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Publish date : 2019-07-26 01:25:17

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