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N Korea at crossroads

Kim Jong Un calls for more 'military muscle' after missile test

North Korean leader attends a launch for first time since March 2020

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, speaks with officials while attending a hypersonic missile test on Jan. 11, according to state media. (KCNA via Reuters) 

SEOUL (Reuters) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for boosting the country's strategic military forces as he observed the test of a hypersonic missile, state media said on Wednesday, officially attending a missile launch for the first time in nearly two years.

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