March 01, 2021

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North Korea tested new “guided weapon” in warning to South, state media says

DPRK leader says Seoul carrying out "suicidal acts" through joint drills, stealth fighter deployment

North Korea yesterday test-fired a "new-type" tactical guided weapon, state-run media reported Friday, in a move it said aimed to send a warning to South Korea in light of upcoming drills and its recent deployment of new high-tech weapons on the peninsula.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un personally organized and guided the "power demonstration" of a "new-type" tactical guided weapon, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and the party daily the Rodong Sinmun said.