NKorean leader calls for more powerful rockets


North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS

SEOUL, South Korea  — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for the development of more powerful rockets after last week’s successful launch of a satellite into space.

The North’s official media said Saturday that Kim made the call at a banquet for rocket scientists Friday in Pyongyang.

The Dec. 12 launch of a long-range rocket put the country’s first satellite in orbit. The United States, South Korea and others have condemned the launch as a test of ballistic missile technology banned under U.N. Security Council resolutions.

Kim had already called for sending more scientific satellites into space on the day of the launch. But his speech on Friday marks the first time he is explicitly calling for the advancement of his country’s long-range rocket program.

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  • Marx Louis Wang

    Why can’t China call Nokor a trouble maker?

    • 297jack

      that’s what they called, ‘like mother, like sonfucker’

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WIWYLFLU4LPKS7B2ZLLRVFKS3Y vir_a

    A poor country spending its money on war project when it could have used the money for food production.

  • Dog

    makulit din itong si nino muhlach

  • http://www.facebook.com/glenn.perfas Glenn Perfas

    That’s what you got when an immature leader rose into power because of dynasty. He thinks that military struggle is just a computer game.

  • marcos_hitler_diktador_tuta

    The US should just give it to them for free. The biggest one with a nuclear warhead so they get what they wished for.

  • Palparan

    Kim Jong Un by day, Psy gangnam style by night…oppan gangnam style!

    F*ckng Koreans!

  • 297jack

    Talagang talamak ang talangka sa utak ng buwang na ito, instead of more food for Nokors,
    more weapons pa ang hirit ng ungoy! Tantaradores talaga!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/TP6YY66XPT63YFGHDKYTMIO4CM Daniel

    A leader afflicted with “down syndrome”.

  • Erick Figueroa

    Kim Jong Un ito lang ba ang alam mong gawin? Buti pa sumayaw ka na lang Gangnam Style at baka pumayat ka pa!

  • wakats

    Kim is expecting the west to beg him to stop rocket development in return for more concessions for his regime/people.

    Kim is being dictated by the military who are enjoying numerous perks at the expense of the hungry northerners. 


  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza


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