North Korea state media reported that the country carried out a test of its new long-range cruise missile. The launch took place over the weekend, and saw the missile successfully hitting its target, according to the report.
The tests were carried out over the course of two days, on Saturday and on Sunday, North Korea’s state KCNA news agency reported. As part of the tests, the missile reportedly hit a target some 1,500 away from the launch site after travelling over the country’s land and its territorial waters.
Pyongyang hailed the tests as success, claiming that the launch has confirmed all the technical features of the new weapon, including the power of its propulsion system, the missile’s controllability and its accuracy.
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