Defense ministry calls on North Korea to halt tension-sparking acts
Defense ministry says it's hard to see North Korea projectiles as missiles: lawmaker
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."
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Images of missile launch by KCNA
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Korean Central Television just broadcast some images of the missile launch that were not included in the KCNA package.
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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