North Korea confirms testing tactical guided missile

North Korea confirms testing tactical guided missileSeoul, June 27 - The North Korean Government on Friday confirmed that it had successfully tested a new high-precision, tactical guided missile.

According to The Australian, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un witnessed the successful launch of the missile.

The country's official KCNA news agency hailed the test as a "breakthrough" in national defence capability.

The tested missile is said to be a variant of the Russian cruise missile KH-35.

The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of North Korea's ruling party, today published pictures of the new missile being tested with Kim in attendance.

Kim reportedly stressed the weapon's importance in providing a credible "pre-emptive" strike capability. (ANI)

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