A website run by the North's sports ministry said the decision was made during a national Olympic Committee meeting where members prioritised protecting athletes from the "world public health crisis caused by Covid-19
US Indo-Pacific Command spokesperson Capt. Mike Kafka said the US military was aware of the missiles and was monitoring the situation while closely consulting with allies.
Both SII and Bharat Biotech are involved in producing Covid-19 vaccine
The report also said that the US policy towards China is unlikely to change dramatically in the early stages of the Biden administration.
According to Microsoft, among the targets, the majority are vaccine makers that have Covid-19 vaccines in various stages of clinical trials
"The regulations say there shouldn't be any beatings, but we need confessions during the investigation and early stages of the preliminary examination."
During the event, newly developed strategic weapons and other military weapons were on display.
Based on the affiliation of the discovered victims, the researchers at cyber security firm Kaspersky were able to determine that the malware campaign known as "MosaicRegressor" was used in a series of targeted attacks.
The regime has two more types of ICBM: the Hwasong-13 that can fly as far as 5,500 km, and the Hwasong-14 missile with an estimated range of 10,058 km, which is capable of reaching most of the continental U.S.
"For our Party, the life of every one of our people is more precious than anything else, and their good health means the very existence of our Party, state and everything on this land."
Mandatory mass mobilisation drives, featuring extra-long work hours and additional duties, are commonplace in North Korea in the lead-up to major events.
“Establishing constructive relations between Japan and North Korea will not only serve the interests of both sides but will also greatly contribute to regional peace and stability.”