Analysts also say North Korea’s recent test-firing of ballistic missiles were carried out for both domestic and foreign policy purposes.
Washington is also pushing for stronger UN sanctions on North Korea, as part of a wider effort to put pressure on Pyongyang.
Some experts say that North Korea is falling back on its old playbook to ramp up pressure and obtain more concessions from the US.
The two missiles reportedly flew at a maximum speed of around Mach 5, five times the speed of sound.
The North Korean trains into China marked the first time in nearly two years that the reclusive regime has formally opened its land border.
The administration is also pushing the UN Security Council to impose additional sanctions on North Korea’s continued testing of missiles.
North Korea claims to have successfully test fired a new hypersonic missile in Sept, a second last Wednesday and a third test yet again this week.
State media said the second missile flew further, and that the reentry vehicle had “superior maneuverability” during the final test-fire compared to the previous week’s test…
The launch came less than a week after North Korea on Jan 5 test-fired what it claimed to be a “hypersonic missile.”
Experts shared the view that the latest test-launch shows North Korea’s intent to pursue its hard-line approach with Seoul and Washington.