According to North Korea, and other governments, North Korea conducted a second missile test in a week, sending a ballistic missile of average range in water from your East coast.
State news Agency KCNA reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong UN oversaw the test-fire land-based strategic ballistic missiles Pukguksong-2. The report was released Monday and contains no information about when the test was carried out of the rocket.
"The Supreme leader has issued a decree about the launch of missiles at the observation post," reports KCNA. "Together with officials, he reviewed the results of the test run and expressed great satisfaction with them, saying that he is perfect." Kim said that the test proved that the missile is ready for deployment and mass production, according to KCNA.
South Korea, which on Sunday called the launch "irresponsible", said that the launched rocket engine North America showed progress. "South Korean and intelligence agencies of the U.S. estimates that North Korea through the launch their missiles yesterday received meaningful data to improve the reliability of its missile technology," said Roh Jae-Chun, a representative of the joint chiefs of staff of South Korea.
Analysts say North Korea's test can provide information that will bring it to the goal of creating an Intercontinental ballistic missile that could threaten the U.S. mainland.
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