Seoul (AFP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a “super-large multiple rocket launcher”, state media reported Sunday — further muddying the waters for any resumption of denuclearisation talks.
Pyongyang fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles on Saturday, Seoul’s military said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks in protest at US-South Korean joint military exercises, which wrapped up nearly a week ago.
Kim said the “newly developed” system was a “great weapon,” and expressed “high appreciation” for the scientists who had designed and built it, the country’s official Korean Central News Agency said.
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WNU editor: Now that is one big multiple rocket launcher.
N. Korea tests new ‘super-large’ multiple rocket launcher — AP
North Korean leader Kim oversaw test of ‘super-large multiple rocket launcher’: KCNA — Reuters
N. Korea: Test of “super-large rocket launcher” — NHK