Secretary General of the United Nations Urge Cease North Korea Nuclear Activity

New York - Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Ban Ki Moon condemned the hydrogen bomb test North Korea (Korea). Secretary-General Ban called on the North to halt all nuclear activities.

Ban Ki-moon (Elijah Nouvelage / REUTERS)
"I criticize loudly. I asked the DPRK (North Korea) to halt nuclear activities in the future," said Secretary-General Ban told reporters, as reported by AFP on Thursday (07/01/2016).

North Korean authorities claim successfully tested a hydrogen bomb on Wednesday (6/1) morning local time. This claim surprised many but reap doubt. United States called the preliminary analysis and the evidence is inconsistent with North Korea's claim.

Secretary General Ban called the North's test was very disturbing and obvious impact on regional security and stability. Emphasized by Secretary General Ban, North Korea has violated UN Security Council resolution that forbids it involved nuclear activities.

Three times the nuclear test that North Korea conducted in 2006, 2009 and 2013 and also reap the UN sanctions.

Condemnation of North Korea does not only come from neighboring countries such as South Korea, Japan and China, but also from Western countries including the United States. North Korea conducted test is considered a major threat to the security of East Asia.

US and South Korea promised to provide even the most powerful and comprehensive sanctions against North Korea. The member states of the UN Security Council held an emergency meeting to discuss North Korea on Wednesday (6/1) local time.

Hydrogen bomb which claimed successfully tested by North Korea is the most powerful types of nuclear bombs. Called strength nearly 1,000 times more devastating than usual nuclear bomb. A hydrogen bomb or thermonuclear device, using fusion in a chain reaction that results in a much more powerful explosion.
(nvc / ita)

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