February 25, 2024
Analysis

North Koreans should display nuclear missile trinkets on desks, state media says

Citizens also expected to wear more pieces of patriotic flair as state pushes displays of loyalty to authorities

North Korean state media is encouraging citizens to display new nuclear missile trophies at work, home and in vehicles as part of efforts to increase patriotism and loyalty to authorities, according to NK News analysis.

The trophies or ornaments are being produced by the Mansudae Art Studio and feature illustrations of the Hwasong-17 and Hwasong-18 intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), the Hwasal-2 strategic cruise missile as well as a gold national emblem, national flag and tassels.