North korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, has attended a prøveaffyring of a new weapon.
The typing of the north Korean statsmedie, KCNA, on the night of Thursday local time, according to news agency Reuters.
There must be a 'new type of tactical, remote-controlled weapons', writes the KCNA.
It is the first prøveaffyring of a weapon in north Korea, since the second summit between Kim Jong-un and US president, Donald Trump, ended in February without an agreement.
the KCNA does not describe in detail the type of weapon it is. It is thus to be seen, whether it is a missile or a different type of weapon.
According to Reuters, means the description 'tactical', that there is a weapon with short range. There is thus not a ballistic missile with a long range, which has been deemed as a threat to the UNITED states.
the Weapon has, however, a 'strong warhead', writes the KCNA.
- the Implementation of the development of våbensystemet is an event of great importance to enhance our combat skills, says Kim Jong-un, according to KCNA.
Prøveaffyringen may, according to the news agency AP is seen as a sign of North korea's dissatisfaction with the impasse, which the negotiations with the US on denuclearisation is located in.