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Sunday, August 11, 2019, 14:39
DPRK top leader guides test-fire of another new weapon
By Xinhua
Sunday, August 11, 2019, 14:39 By Xinhua

This picture released from DPRK's official Korean Central News Agency on Aug 11, 2019, shows the test-fire of a new weapon at an undisclosed location in DPRK. (PHOTO / VCG)

PYONGYANG — Kim Jong-un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), has guided the test-fire of another new weapon, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Sunday.

Kim Jong-un expressed "great satisfaction" over the testing firings

When inspecting the new weapon at a launching site on Saturday, Kim said that the new weapon, which was developed to suit the "terrain condition" of the country, has "advantageous tactical character different to the existing weapon systems," it said.

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This picture released from DPRK's official Korean Central News Agency on August 11, 2019, shows DPRK top leader Kim Jong Un (seated) supervising the test-fire of a new weapon at an undisclosed location. (PHOTO / VCG)

Kim expressed "great satisfaction" over the testing firings, which verified that the new weapon system performs as designed, according to the KCNA report.

This was the DPRK's fifth launch of projectiles since July 25th.

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