North Korea on Sunday vowed to press ahead with its nuclear and so-called space rocket--that is, ballistic missile--programs.
The statement comes as Pyongyang completes preparations for its third overt nuclear test--the Kimist regime is suspected of conducting several covert tests--a provocation that is likely to occur before the end of May.
A delegation from Iran, which has supported the North's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, will observe the test. Iranian scientists, technicians, and military and intelligence officers have observed the North's previous nuclear and missile tests.
Foreign Confidential™ first reported on March 26 that the North was preparing to again test an atomic device.
A North Korean nuclear test on Monday, May 28 would overshadow the U.S. Memorial Day. The North conducted its second nuclear test on Memorial Day in 2009.
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