North Korea confirms execution of nuclear test
North Korea has in the night from Thursday to Friday a nuclear test is carried out. The shock caused an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3.
Long time was unclear whether it is really a test went, but several seismological institutions reported that it was going to be a very powerful explosion. According to the meteorological agency of South Korea would even go to the biggest explosion of North Korean nuclear weapons ever.
South Korea loves Friday crisisberaad about the situation. There is already a crisismanagementteam composed.
The South Korean president Park Geun-hye calls the test “a violation of the UN resolutions and become a major problem for the international community”. It proves, according to her, “the maniacal recklessness” of president Kim Jong Un. The South Korean ministry of Foreign Affairs to let you know that the UN will advocate for stricter sanctions against the neighboring country.
Video: State television North Korea confirms execution of nuclear test
U.s. president Barack Obama spoke Friday morning with the South Korean president by telephone about the matter. According to South Korean authorities would be Obama all available resources are committed, including afweerwapens. The two leaders would agree that a new UN resolution may be needed to the nuclear program of North Korea to stop.
The Security council of the White House in a statement know that they are the situation closely in the holes. “We are constantly evaluating, in close collaboration with our local partners.”
The European Union also noted that the test is contrary to a resolution of the United Nations about the testing and use of nuclear weapons. The EU believes that North Korea immediately, all nuclear weapons should dispose of and its nuclear program must be removed, said Federica Mogherini, high representative responsible for Foreign Affairs and Security policy.
Nuclear test North Korea
The shock after the nuclear test of North Korea caused an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3.
North Koreans watch a television broadcast about the nuclear test.
It confirmed that the country on the night of Thursday to Friday a nuclear test has run.
Different seismological institutions reported that it was going to be a very powerful explosion.
Share this photo via:
Back to slideshow
A spokesman of the Japanese government late Friday to know that Tokyo is considering further sanctions against North Korea. In a press conference he called the nuclear developments of the country “a major threat for the Japanese security.” The Japanese prime minister shinzo Abe has already let know that such a test “not be tolerated”.
The possible nuclear test by North Korea would be the second this year. So got the land in January the anger of the Security council of the United Nations on the neck in the same area of rockets to fire.
There was earlier speculation about a possible new test after the United States, the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the black list had put in because of the violation of the human rights.