The missile, called Hwasong-8, performed to its technical specifications "including the guiding maneuverability and the gliding flight characteristics of the detached hypersonic gliding warhead," state media KCNA reports.
North Korea fired two ballistic missiles toward the sea between Korean Peninsula and Japan, the second weapons test in several days as US military’s Indo-Pacific Command dismissed the threat.
The missiles are "a strategic weapon of great significance" and flew 1,500 km before hitting their targets and falling into the country's territorial waters, state media said.
Iran claims to have missiles that can travel 2,000 kilometres, placing much of the Middle East, including Israel, within range.
Saudi-led military coalition says Iran-allied Houthis launched a ballistic missile toward Riyadh and three booby-trapped drones toward the province of Jizan, with a number of other drones being monitored.
Pyongyang did not appear to put on show any of its ICBMs, unlike at its previous parade in October, when it revealed a huge new ICBM on an 11-axle vehicle that analysts said was the largest road-mobile, liquid-fuelled missile in the world.
A barrage of North Korean missiles fired from both the ground and fighter jets splashed down on the waters off the country’s east coast, a show of force on the eve of a key state anniversary in the north and elections in the rival south.
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The launches followed statements of displeasure by top North Korean officials over the slow pace of nuclear negotiations with the US.
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Thursday's missile tests were the first since Kim and US President Donald Trump agreed to resume nuclear talks during an impromptu meeting last month in the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea.
Russian president suspends Moscow's obligations under the terms of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty and says the hold would remain in place "until the US ends its violations of the treaty or until it terminates."
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