February 21, 2024

Kim Jong Un oversaw launch of Hwasong-12 on Friday: KCNA

North Korea has "nearly" completed nuclear armament, DPRK leader says

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un on Friday said Pyongyang is close to completing its nuclear armament, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Saturday, during a test launch of the Hwasong-12 rocket.

The report came a day after reports that the North had launched a ballistic missile over Japan from Sunan, the country's largest commercial airport.