N.Korea says it conducted another crucial test at satellite launch site - KCNA

by Reuters
Saturday, 14 December 2019 08:20 GMT

(Corrects date of test in para 2 and 3 to Dec. 7 from Friday)

SEOUL, Dec 14 (Reuters) - North Korea said it had conducted another test at a satellite launch site on Friday to bolster its strategic nuclear deterrence, North Korean state media outlet KCNA reported on Saturday.

KCNA on Sunday said that North Korea had carried out a "very important" test on Dec. 7 at the Sohae satellite launch site, a rocket-testing ground that U.S. officials once said North Korea had promised to close.

That KCNA report called the event on Dec. 7 a "successful test of great significance" but did not specify what was tested.

(Reporting by Heekyong Yang. Editing by Gerry Doyle)

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