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N Korea at crossroads

North Korea tests new 'tactical' weapon as talks with US stall

Analysts say Pyongyang used test to express frustration with Washington's stance

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un leads the testing of a newly developed tactical weapon @KCNA/Reuters

SEOUL -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attended a test of an unspecified new "tactical" weapon, in a demonstration of the nation's military power as talks over the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula remain deadlocked.

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