North Korea tests new nuclear-enhanced weapon as Kim Jong-un ‘gives instructions’ – World News

Tensions have risen between North Korea and neighboring South Korea, who claim their military detected two projectiles fired from the city of Hamhung on Saturday night.

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North Korea test-fired a new tactical guided weapon, which state media claimed was of “great significance”.

It would enhance the nuclear capabilities of countries, but North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency did not say when the test would take place.

They did not give further details about the missile involved but confirmed that dictator Kim Jong-un observed the launch.

The image of the North Korean leader grinning on tightly controlled state television as generals clapped his hands behind his back.

The broadcaster said that Kim “gave important instructions on further strengthening the country’s defense capabilities and nuclear warfare forces.”

Photo of Kim Jong-un celebrating the test-fire


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It added: “The new type of tactical guided weapon system is of great significance in drastically improving the firepower of frontline long-range artillery units and improving the operational efficiency of particle artillery. tactical man.”

It comes after the South Korean military detected two projectiles fired from the city of Hamhung on Saturday night.

The tests were Pyongyang’s 13th weapons launch this year.

Tensions between the neighbors have continued to rise over the past few weeks.

North Korean state media did not say when the test took place


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Kim’s sister last week threatened to destroy major targets in Seoul after South Korea said its missiles could “hit any target in North Korea”.

Anxiety has grown after a series of ballistic missile tests by North Korea – and influential Kim Yo-jong lashed out: “South Korea should discipline itself if it wants to avert disaster.”

South Korean Defense Minister Suh Wook said his country’s military has a variety of missiles with significantly improved range, accuracy and power, with “the ability to accurately and quickly shoot any target.” in North Korea.”

They fired a new tactical guided weapon


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Suh also said the ministry will actively support the military to ensure it has the ability to respond overwhelmingly to North Korea’s missile threats and considers North Korea as its “enemy”.

According to KCNA, she warned: “The defense minister of the Republic of Korea on April 1 revealed the hysteria of confronting the DPRK, talking about the ‘pre-emptive blow’ on it.

“The mindless and scum dared to mention ‘pre-emptive strike’ on a nuclear-weapon country, in a mindless explosion, which would never benefit South Korea either.

Kim “gives an important directive on further strengthening nuclear warfare and defense capabilities”


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“He is a confrontation maniac, absorbed in the thought of confronting his countrymen in the North.

“His reckless and courageous rhetoric about the ‘pre-emptive strike’ has worsened inter-Korean relations and military tension on the Korean Peninsula.

“Now we can’t help but take his confrontational hysteria seriously and revisit a lot of things.

“South Korea may face a serious threat due to the defense minister’s reckless remarks.”

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