May 20, 2024

North Korea to launch three more spy satellites in 2024, Kim Jong Un says

DPRK leader appears to reject idea of unification with South at year-end party plenum, while boasting of economic growth

North Korea will launch three new military reconnaissance satellites in 2024 to “powerfully drive the development of space science and technology,” Kim Jong Un announced at a major party meeting to round out the year on Saturday.

The DPRK leader also called for a “fundamental change” in inter-Korean policy and said unification is now impossible due to South Korea’s stance toward Pyongyang, according to a report in the party daily Rodong Sinmun.

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