Japan has called for the urgent convening of the UN security Council
TOKYO, Sep 3 — RIA Novosti, Yekaterina plyasunova. Foreign Minister Taro Kono said that Tokyo expressed strong protest to Pyongyang through diplomatic channels and intends to advocate for the urgent convening of the UN security Council in connection with a possible nuclear test of the DPRK.
“It is absolutely inexcusable”, — quotes the TV channel NHK, the Kono statement after a meeting of the security Council of Japan.
“We intend to coordinate with relevant countries to the urgent convocation of the UN security Council,” — said the head of the Japanese foreign Ministry.
According to the Korea meteorological Agency, earthquakes with magnitude of 5.6 was recorded at about 12: 30 local time (06.30 GMT) in the city kilju province of Hamgyong, is where North Korean nuclear test site, Pungere. The earthquake at the earth’s surface.
The governments of Japan and South Korea held an emergency meeting of the security Council countries. South Korea’s military confirmed an artificial earthquake at the nuclear test site DPRK Pungere and collecting information. The government of Japan believes that the DPRK conducted another nuclear test, told reporters the head of the Japanese foreign Minister Taro Kono following the meeting of the security Council of the country.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that Tokyo will strongly protest to the DPRK if Pyongyang has indeed conducted a nuclear test. In addition, Prime Minister of Japan ordered the government to collect and analyze information about possible nuclear tests by North Korea in cooperation with relevant departments in the United States, South Korea, China and Russia.