Timeline: From the military parade to Kim Jong Un’s letter to Trump
NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Oct. 1 - Oct. 31
Oct. 2020 started off with Kim Jong Un’s flowery letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, wishing him good health and a quick recovery after he tested positive for COVID-19.
But the real highlight of the month was Oct. 10, when North Korea held a long-awaited military parade to mark the 75th founding anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK).
While it was unexpectedly held after midnight and aired after extensive video editing, Pyongyang revealed its new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and the new Pukguksong-4 at the parade — the “strategic weapon” that North Korea teased
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- 05Scorched Earth: How climate change could send North Korea up in flames
- 06North Korea’s first successful test of massive missile puts US homeland in range
- 07Why Japan’s ability to detect North Korean missiles may be better than it seems
- 08State media review: North Korea chides Japan for raising alarm over missiles