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North Korea is reportedly planning to test a missile, which the regime believes can reach the west coast of the United States.
This is according to a Russian lawmaker, who was just in Pyongyang.
Russian news agency RIA Novosti quotes Anton Morozov, a member of the Russian lower house of parliament's international affairs committee, as saying North Korea is preparing for new tests of a long-range missile.
He said North Korean officials showed him mathematical calculations to prove their missile could hit the western seaboard of the United States.
Morozov spent most of the week in Pyongyang with two other Russian lawmakers.