The North Korean leader Kim Jong UN ordered to continue research and development with the aim of increasing the nuclear deterrent capability of the Republic. It is reported TASS citing the official North Korean Agency KCNA.
Kim Jong UN made a speech at a reception for the scientists involved in the development of the hydrogen charge, which was tested on September 3.
“We need to continue to promote scientific development to strengthen nuclear deterrent capability necessary for self-defence,” — said the head of state.
According to him, the sixth nuclear test is “a great victory of the Korean people and the proof that North Korea is a nuclear power with Intercontinental ballistic missile with a hydrogen warhead”.
Sunday, September 3, North Korea announced the successful underground test of a hydrogen warhead for ICBMs. Recent seismological data of Japanese experts presented on Wednesday, September 6, indicate that the power of the explosion was about 160 kilotons.