Russian official: North Korea to test missile capable of reaching the US

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October 6, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

A member of the Russian Duma’s international affairs committee has said that North Korea are preparing a long-range missile launch that could potential reach the west coast of the United States.

“They are preparing for new tests of a long-range missile. They even gave us mathematical calculations that they believe prove that their missile can hit the west coast of the United States,” Anton Morozov said on Friday after returning from a visit to North Korea’s capital of Pyongyang.

He was accompanied with another two other Russian lawmakers who made the trip from October 2-6.

“As far as we understand, they intend to launch one more long-range missile in the near future. And in general, their mood is rather belligerent,” Morozov added.

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