Pyongyang (CNN)A senior North Korean official has issued a stern warning to the world that it should take “literally” his country’s threat to test a nuclear weapon above ground.
NEW YORK: North Korea may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean, its foreign minister said on Thursday (Sep 21).
Ri Yong Ho was asked what leader Kim Jong Un might do after President Donald Trump warned that the United States would “totally destroy North Korea” if it was forced to defend itself or its allies. Continue reading “North Korea may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific: Foreign Minister”
The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a US-drafted resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea following its sixth and largest nuclear test.
With backing from China and Russia, the council voted 15-0 on Monday to slap a ban on textile exports and restrict shipments of oil products to North Korea.
The resolution is a watered-down version of the original US proposal. Continue reading “UN Security Council slaps new sanctions on North Korea”
President Donald Trump has reacted to what he is calling “a major nuclear test” by North Korea, branding the North “a rogue nation” whose “words and actions continue to be very hostile and dangerous” to the United States.
Trump said on Sunday “we’ll see” when asked by reporters if he planned to attack North Korea. Continue reading “World leaders unite in condemnation of North Korea”
North Korea “has ignored the international community’s widespread opposition, again carrying out a nuclear test. China’s government expresses resolute opposition and strong condemnation toward this”, the foreign ministry said in a statement on its website. Continue reading “China ‘strongly condemns North Korean nuclear test’: Foreign ministry”