USA officials have warned that North Korea is on the path to successfully developing an ICMB capable of hitting the United States unless something changes.
The test is the latest in a series carried out this year as North Korea steps up its weapons programme amid heightened tension with the US.
North Korea has not announced any new rocket engine test yet.
NY [U.S.], June 23: Defiant North Korea has conducted another rocket engine test that can be used for an intercontinental ballistic missile or ICBM capable enough of reaching the U.S. mainland.
USA spy satellites have detected new activity at North Korea's underground nuclear test site that involve some modifications around one of the tunnel entrances to an underground test area, US officials said.
South Korea too did not have any details of the reported test, and declined to comment.
"China is willing to maintain communication and coordination with relevant parties including the United States to ease tensions on the peninsula", State Councillor Yang Jiechi said, according to the ministry.
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President Donald Trump has made halting the North Korean nuclear threat his number one foreign policy priority.
North Korea recently claimed it is closer to testing an ICBM that could potentially hit any target in the continental United States and concerns are growing the military is not ready for a potential attack. Pyongyang conducted similar tests in March.
The head of the US Defence Intelligence Agency told Congress last month that North Korea, if left unchecked, was on an "inevitable" path to obtaining a nuclear-armed missile capable of striking the US mainland.
News of the recent test in the North came a day after Tillerson urged China, Pyongyang's sole ally, to put more pressure on the North to rein in its atomic weapons and ballistic missile programmes.
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