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North Korean TV shows video of rocket launch

Thursday, Dec 13, 2012 - 00:33

Dec. 13 - North Korean television shows video of a rocket launch that demonstrated the isolated country is capable of developing a missile that could hit the United States. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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(ROUGH CUT ONLY - NO REPORTER NARRATION) North Korea rattled the world on Wednesday (December 12) by putting a satellite into orbit using the kind of technology that appears to demonstrate it can develop a missile capable of hitting the United States. North Korea's state run television KRT showed pictures of the launch on Thursday (December 13). The country's next step will likely be a nuclear test, which would be the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. Its 2009 test came on May 25, a month after a rocket launch. The United Nations Security Council is to discuss how to respond to the launch, which it says is a breach of sanctions imposed in 2006 and 2009 that banned the isolated and impoverished state from missile and nuclear developments in the wake of its two nuclear weapons tests.

North Korean TV shows video of rocket launch

Thursday, Dec 13, 2012 - 00:33

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