Central television North Korea announced the implementation of the country’s next nuclear test. According to some, we are talking about the most powerful charge in the history of the DPRK. The UN Security Council has already convened an emergency meeting, Pyongyang threatened new sanctions.
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The charge capacity was at least 20-30 kilotons, Reuters reported the specialist the California Institute of international studies Jeffrey Lewis.
In turn, the representative of the national security Council the White house, Ned Price, said that Washington knows about seismic activity in North Korea and koordiniruyutsya with partners in the region, RIA Novosti reported.
Another nuclear test was presumably carried out at 03:30 GMT 9 Sep – 68 the anniversary of the founding of North Korea. The epicenter of tremors recorded near 20 kilometers from the landfill Hangiri, which is North Korea’s nuclear tests.
Previous tests North Korea conducted in the beginning of this year. In February, Pyongyang launched a rocket carrier rocket with the artificial companion of the earth, after which the UN security Council tightened sanctions against North Korea.
Meanwhile, the security Council has already announced the convening of the new session. It is not excluded that against Pyongyang can be taken to new limits.