2 year ago
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."
2 year ago
Images of missile launch by KCNA
2 year ago
Korean Central Television just broadcast some images of the missile launch that were not included in the KCNA package.
2 year ago
Full KCNA statement on Saturday's testing. Purpose of test was to validate ability and accuracy of "large-caliber long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons" tested.
North Korea says it tested multiple rocket launchers, tactical guided weapons - Yonhap
Trump voices confidence in Kim despite North Korea's projectile launch
: Anything in this very interesting world is possible, but I believe that Kim Jong Un fully realizes the great economic potential of North Korea, and will do nothing to interfere or end it. He also knows that I am with him and does not want to break his promise to me. Deal will happen.
South Korea's presidential office is calling North Korea's morning launches an "action that goes against the Sept.19th (military) agreement" reached between the two Koreas, asks them to halt actions that "create tension on the Korean peninsula."
Sec. Pompeo also spoke to Japan's FM Taro Kono - they agreed to share intelligence and closely co-ordinate
Top diplomats of South Korea, U.S. agree to 'prudently' handle North Korea projectile launch
Cheong Wa Dae holds emergency meeting over North Korea's firing of projectiles
North Korea has fired additional short-range missiles, according to South Korea's military
The North "fired multiple rounds of unidentified missiles from its east coast town of Wonsan in the northeastern direction between 9:06 a.m. and 9:27 a.m. today," the JCS said in a release. They flew for a range of about 70 kilometers to 100 kilometers- Yonhap
North Korea fired an unidentified short-range missile from the country's eastern coast at 9:06am local time, South Korea's Defense Ministry confirms to CNN. US and South Korea analyzing details of missile launch. President Trump has been briefed. Pentagon monitoring.
(2nd LD) North Korea fires short-range projectiles into East Sea
"We are aware of North Korea's actions tonight. We will continue to monitor as necessary," says @PressSec.
DPRK missile fired to the east from Wonsan, according to ROK officials.
Per Kremlin, Putin told Trump: — Ukrainian president-elect "must take real steps toward realizing the Minsk agreements"; — NK denuclearization steps "must be accompanied by reducing sanctions"; — "outside interference" in Venezuela "undermines chances of political resolution"
UN says 10 million in North Korea suffering severe food shortages
: ..We discussed Trade, Venezuela, Ukraine, North Korea, Nuclear Arms Control and even the "Russian Hoax." Very productive talk.
2 year ago
Today @POTUS spoke with Russia President Putin for more than an hour, @PressSec tells reporters. Discussion included Iran #nuclear deal, #DPRK, #Ukraine and #Venezuela
Discussion included nuclear deal, DPRK, Ukraine and Venezuela, explains @PressSec.
Court in Malaysia frees woman from Vietnam who was accused of helping to assassinate half brother of Kim Jong Un.
KCNA: "Nevertheless, the south Korean conservative forces are intent on silly acts making a mess of the nation's destiny and future, contrary to the compatriots' aspirations and the international community's expectationsA crow cannot be whiter for often washing."
KCNA: "The international community expresses full support and approval at the DPRK's principled stand on the inter-Korean relationsKim Jong Un's policy speech is a historic declaration for tackling the present grave situationof the U.S. and south Korean conservative forces."