State media review: North Korea hints at imminent space launch
An in-depth analysis of DPRK goal to prepare satellite by April, claims of US failures, attacks on defectors and more
North Korea implied late last year that it would finish “preparations” for a military satellite launch as early as April 2023. As spring approaches, the ruling Workers’ Party initiated a meeting on aerospace development with leading party and academic figures.
State media has framed such a satellite as a boon to the civilian sector, helping farmers and others by providing “real-time satellite information.”
The Choson Sinbo, a North Korea-affiliated Japanese outlet, reported on the recent U.N. Security Council from last Monday. It criticized the U.S. for trying to “overthrow” Kim Jong Un by forcing
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