North Korean state media reported on Thursday that its military had test fired a tactical guided weapon. Photo: AP

Was North Korea’s missile test a sign Pyongyang is getting impatient?

  • Analysts say Kim Jong-un wanted to send a message to China and the US that it will not succumb to the pressure of economic sanctions
  • Choice of weapon also suggests Pyongyang was keen not to cause too much upset ahead of important meetings next week in Beijing and Vladivostok
Topic |   North Korea

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North Korean state media reported on Thursday that its military had test fired a tactical guided weapon. Photo: AP
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