North Korea tests its intercontinental ballistic missile

US Army Air Force Commander Glenn Fanerhak said Tuesday that North Korea may launch an upgraded test version of an intercontinental ballistic missile “in the near future” in a statement that could escalate tensions between Pyongyang and Washington. Hit your key.

General Glenn Fenherak’s remarks appear to be based on the unveiling of North Korea’s largest intercontinental ballistic missile during an October parade in Pyongyang, not on his confidential information about its early launch.

However, the remarks by the US Air Force commander, a day before Joe Biden’s administration’s first visit to South Korea, underscored Washington’s concerns about a possible resumption of missile and nuclear weapons tests after a three-year hiatus. He emphasized.

Addressing the Senate Armed Services Committee, Fanharak told Pyongyang that ballistic missiles that are “significantly larger and possibly more powerful” are increasingly a threat to the United States.

“The North Korean government has indicated that it is suspending its adherence to the unilateral moratorium announced in 2018 on the non-conduct of nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests,” he said, citing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. – Probably launches a test launch of an upgraded version of this intercontinental ballistic missile soon.

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