( CNN) NorthKorea asserts to have actually performed its initial effective examination of a long-range rocket that it nations can “get to throughout the globe.”

Tuesdayearly morning's rocket examination got to an elevation of 2,802 kilometers( 1,741 miles ), according to country broadcaster Korea Central Television, which would certainly be thehighest elevation a North Korean rocket had actually ever before gotten to.

Thenation declared it was a global ballistic rocket, or ICBM, which would certainly place the United States on notification that Pyongyang can possibly strike the United States landmass.

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