North Korea said on Saturday that it was successfully tested at a test site for long-range missiles, Fox News reported.

According to the channel, North Korea made this statement, amid continued pressure exerted on the administration of US President Donald Trump, the purpose of which is to make major concessions in anticipation of the deadlines set by the country's leader Kim Jong-un to save nuclear talks between the countries.

The North Korean Academy of National Defense Science did not specify what testing was conducted.