North Korean leader Kim Jong Un chaired a high-level meeting with military leaders for the first time in a year amid fears the country could soon conduct its seventh nuclear test.
Kim convened the meeting of the Central Military Commission on Tuesday, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said, with the body tasked with reviewing “crucial and urgent tasks to strengthen national defense” before deciding “on ‘important strategies and tactics’. tasks to be performed” by the country’s army.
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