Shanahan says North Korea fired "rockets and missiles" last week. Until the Pentagon had declined to comment on what was fired Friday night.
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North Korea says firing of projectiles was 'regular, self-defensive' drill
KCNA: "We sound a note of warning. Those forces would be well-advised that if they attempt to deny our sovereignty, it might produce a result of driving us to the direction which neither we nor they want to see at all. We will the future words and deeds of those forces."
KCNA: "The U.S.-south Korea joint military exerciseand joint aerial military drill were conducted in south KoreaFor unknown reasons, however, there is only dead silence on these provocative military drills and war exercises."
KCNA: "Any country carries on military drills for national defense and this kind of very normal drill is obviously different from the war exercises waged by some countries against other sovereign states."
KCNA: "The recent drill conducted by our army is nothing more than part of the regular military training, and it has neither targeted anyone nor led to an aggravation of situation in the region."
KCNA: "There are some countries that have become totally mute so far on the proactive measurestaken by the DPRK for peace and stabilityThese countries are impertinently making spiteful remarks on our recent military drill of regular and self-defensive character."
KCNA: "The drill once again confirmed the rapid reaction capabilityfully prepared to go immediately into combat under any orders and at any moment. Some forces, however, are making spiteful remarks on this routine and self-defensive military drill conducted by the DPRK."
KCNA: "Some forces are making an issue of the DPRK's recent military drill. As has already been reported, a strike drill was conducted in the East Sea of Koreato check the operating ability of large-caliber long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons."
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KCNA: "The most correct road for our Party's media [is] to invariably defend its revolutionary character as the media of the leaderJournalists and other men of the pen shouldfulfill theduty as a mighty ideological weapon for the building of a powerful socialist country."
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KCNA: "The DPRK can successfully conquer any high-tech fortress and beat the world as it has a firm foundation of the self-supporting economy and powerful scientific and technological forceswhich made the development of science and technology a top priority of the state."
Japan Prime Minister @AbeShinzo says during the phone call he completely agreed with @POTUS on the need for the DPRK to promptly denuclearize.
: Just spoke to Prime Minister Abe of Japan concerning North Korea and Trade. Very good conversation.
KCNA: "We condemn all of the attempts for removing the legitimately elected president of Venezuela and interfering in its internal affairs as a challenge to international justice and a flagrant violation of international law."
KCNA: "The United States, acting like a 'single superpower,' is making such reckless remarks that a military action is possible with regard to the Venezuelan situation and the U.S. will carry out that action if so necessary. These remarks are evoking great concern."
KCNA: "The situation in Venezuela is being aggravated day by day, because the internal anti-government forces are launching, with the support of the outside forces, a campaign against the president."
KCNA: "The latest coup d'etat attempt is an extremely dangerous act of violence that pushes the Venezuelan situation to an utmost instability, having a highly negative impact on the overall situation in the region."
KCNA: "As regards the coup d'etat attempt by anti-government forces in VenezuelaAn abnormal incident broke out recently in Venezuela, where internal anti-government forces attempted a coup d'etat to remove the legitimately elected president."
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Satellite captured North Korea rocket launch at 10:54 on 4th May from eastern coast
KCNA: "Expressing great satisfaction with the rapid response ability of those defence units in the frontline area, he gave important instructions for improving and strengthening the operation and combat drill of the People's Army."
KCNA: "He said that all the service members are master gunners and they are capable of carrying out duty to promptly tackle any situationHe spoke highly of the successful striking drill though it was organized without an advance notice."
KCNA: "At the observation post Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un learned about the strike planand inspected the fire readiness including the advance to and deployment of large-caliber long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons in fire positions."
KCNA: "The purpose of the drill was to estimatethe accuracy oflarge-caliber long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons by defence units in the frontline areaand to more powerfully arouse the entire army to the movement for becoming crackshots."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Unguided the strike drill of defence units in the forefront area and on the eastern front which took place in the East Sea of Korea on Saturday."