N.Korean Leader Meets with Top Military Officials

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    June 23, 2022 08:07

    North Korean state media reported the country's leader Kim Jong-un has convened a meeting of senior military officials.

    The official [North] Korean Central News Agency said Wednesday the meeting of the Central Military Commission began Tuesday and would involve reviewing defense work so far this year and confirming "crucial and urgent tasks" to expand military capabilities and implement defense policies.

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-jn attends a convocation of the Expansion of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party, in this photo released by the [North] Korean Central News Agency on June 22, 2022.

    The talks come amid a record year for North Korean ballistic launches, including the country's first launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles in nearly five years.

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