South Korea

North Korea state media: Kim Jong Un oversaw test-firing of 2 projectiles

North Korea confirms the launch of two short-range ballistic missiles off the East Coast was supervised by the country’s leader Kim Jong Un. State media released still images Friday, showing Kim overseeing the tests which took place early Friday morning local time. Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) says Kim expressed “great satisfaction” over his military’s “mysterious and amazing success rates” in recent testing activity and vowed to build up “invincible military capabilities no one dare provoke.”