A set of photos carried by North Korea's main newspaper, the Rodong Sinmun, on June 9, 2017, shows the test-firing of a new ground-to-ship cruise missile. (Yonhap)
Yonhap News Agency: N. Korea will test-fire ICBM in not too distant future: party's official newspaper
SEOUL, June 10 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's official newspaper claimed Saturday that a test-firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile is not far away.
"The series of recent strategic weapons tests show that we are not too far away from test-firing an intercontinental ballistic missile," the Rodong Sinmun said in an editorial.
The claim indicates the regime has continued to advance its missile technology since its leader Kim Jong-un said during his annual address on Jan. 1 that the regime was in the final stage of developing ICBM technology.
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