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An underwater test-firing of a strategic submarine ballistic missile is seen in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on April 24, 2016.   © Reuters
North Korea Crisis

North Korea working on submarine capable of launching nukes

Kim Jong Un regime said to be aggressively moving ahead on program

KIM JAEWON, Nikkei staff writer | North Korea

SEOUL -- With North Korea having long brandished its nuclear weapons and missile programs, another expert says it is time to start considering the rogue state's submarine program as well.

Moon Keun-sik, a director at the Korea Defense Forum, on Monday told the Nikkei Asian Review that Pyongyang's submarine-launched missile program could pose the most dangerous military threat to South Korea and its allies.

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