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North Korean parade shows massive investment in military weapons

14th October 2020 - 04:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

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North Korea’s military held a spectacular night-time parade on 10 October to mark the 75th anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea. Amidst a dazzling array of weapons, the major revelation from the dynastic communist dictatorship was a colossal road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

Of course, it is possible that some of the equipment is not actually combat-ready or operable, or that some was mocked up simply for the benefit of the parade. Regardless, the significance of the parade is to show that the Hermit Kingdom’s desire for war materiel has not been curbed by President Donald Trump’s personal meetings

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