January 25, 2021

North Korea hails recent tests as improving new “strategic weapon” development

U.S. warned peace will be in jeopardy if they respond negatively following probable rocket engine test Friday

Update at 1400 EST: This article has been updated to include comment from a U.S. State Department spokesperson.

A top North Korean army official declared Saturday night that a new strategic weapon under development has benefited greatly from recent tests conducted by the Academy of Defence Science (ADS).