The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) made a statement following the missile test in which they bragged that they now had the ability to hit “all the US mainland”.
The spokesperson said: “As a responsible nuclear power and peace-loving state, the DPRK will make every possible effort to serve the noble purpose of defending peace and stability of the world.”
The statement was made following a number of aggressive missile tests over the pasts several months.
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The communist state have also previously threatened to launch a nuclear missile at the US territory of Guam.
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