© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – A North Korean flag flies on a mast on the Everlasting Mission of North Korea in Geneva October 2, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Image
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean chief Kim Jong Un has noticed the take a look at firing of a brand new sort of tactical guided weapon geared toward boosting the nation’s nuclear capabilities, the North’s KCNA state information company reported on Sunday.
“The brand new-type tactical guided weapon system … is of nice significance in drastically enhancing the firepower of the frontline long-range artillery items and enhancing the effectivity within the operation of tactical nukes of the DPRK,” KCNA stated.
DPRK stands for the North’s official identify, the Democratic Folks’s Republic of Korea.
KCNA didn’t say when the take a look at occurred however the North’s state media often reviews on the chief’s actions a day later.
The newest launch got here lower than a month after North Korea resumed testing its intercontinental ballistic missiles for the primary time since 2017. Officers in Seoul and Washington additionally say there are indicators it might quickly resume testing nuclear weapons.
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