North Korean state media reported on Tuesday that the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Yesterday, he personally supervised the “test launch” of the Hwasong-18 intercontinental ballistic missile as part of an exercise to confirm the military readiness of Pyongyang's nuclear deterrent.
“The test launch of the Hwasong-18 intercontinental ballistic missile is an important military operation aimed at clearly demonstrating to the enemy the overwhelming desire and unparalleled power of North Korea's strategic nuclear power,” the official news agency said.
The agency quoted Kim as saying the test “sends a clear signal to hostile forces that have been fueling hysteria over North Korea's reckless military confrontation all year long.”
Seoul yesterday said on Monday that it launched a missile Pyongyang It is an intercontinental ballistic missile powered by solid fuel, a technology that makes the missile easier to transport and faster to launch than missiles powered by liquid fuel.
And the experiments she did North Korea This is the third time the nuclear power has tested a solid-fuel intercontinental ballistic missile, following the first test in April and the second test last July.
I also condemned South Korea andJapan andUSA The launch was considered a flagrant violation of the resolution United Nations Security CouncilAt the request of Washington and other countries, the Security Council is expected to meet today to discuss the launch process.
It is worth noting that two days ago, Pyongyang condemned the US show of military power against South Korea, including the arrival of an aircraft carrier and a nuclear-powered submarine in South Korea, calling it a “war” move, and launching a short-range ballistic missile towards South Korea. waters off its east coast.