North Korea: Missile Tests were Practices to Strike Key South Korean and U.S. Targets

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North Korea’s military said Monday its recent missile tests were practices to “mercilessly” attack key South Korean and U.S. targets, including military bases and operation command systems. North Korea’s statement highlights its leader Kim Jong Un’s determination not to back down against recent U.S.-South Korean joint military exercises. However, the statement did not comment on any intention to strike the U.S. mainland.