North Korea tests ‘underwater nuclear weapon system’

Israel National News reports: “North Korea said on Friday that it had tested an ‘underwater nuclear weapon system’ in response to joint naval exercises by Washington, Seoul and Tokyo that involved a US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, AFP reported.

The drills were ‘seriously threatening the security’ of the North, so in response, Pyongyang ‘conducted an important test of its underwater nuclear weapon system ‘Haeil-5-23’ under development in the East Sea of Korea,’ according to a statement from the defense ministry carried by state news agency KCNA.

Earlier this week, South Korea, the United States and Japan carried out joint naval drills in waters off southern Jeju Island, which they said were in response to North Korea’s Sunday launch of a hypersonic missile…”

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