Kim says N. Korea achieved "victory" in 2021 despite uncertainties

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un emphasized his country achieved a "prosperous victory" in 2021 in various fields such as the economy, state-run media reported Saturday, despite mounting uncertainties over the nation's economic and security status. Meanwhile, the Rodong Sinmun, the mouthpiece of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, did not elaborate on whether Kim mentioned nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles during a key party gathering through Friday. It also remains unknown whether Kim announced any policy shift toward the United States at the five-day plenary meeting of t...

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