MOSCOW, January 7. Pyongyang’s actions are a direct violation of the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council.
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This was stated during a telephone conversation the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Morgulov and U.S. special envoy for policy toward North Korea Kim Sleep.
As they say in the message of the Russian foreign Ministry, the conversation took place on 6 January at the initiative of the American side.
“Was carried out in-depth exchange of views on prospects for resolving the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula in light of North Korea message about the test of a hydrogen bomb. Expressed concern over the actions of Pyongyang, which is a direct violation of the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council”, – is spoken in the message of the foreign Ministry.
The Russian side stressed there is no alternative to politico-diplomatic solution available on the Peninsula issues within the framework of six-party talks and the need to avoid steps that could lead to increased conflict potential in the region, said the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation.
Hydrogen bomb Pyongyang
On 6 January, the DPRK government announced successfully conducted the test of the hydrogen bomb, “made on the basis of domestic technologies”.
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As stated in the government statement released by the TV news Agency KCNA, the test “has not had a negative impact on the environment”. It was held January 6 at 10:00 local time (04:30 GMT) “in accordance with the strategic direction of the workers ‘party of Korea”. As a result of the DPRK “began to possess the most powerful nuclear deterrence forces”, the statement stresses.
In recent years the DPRK has conducted three nuclear tests: 2006, 2009 and 2013 In response, the UN Security Council has imposed on Pyongyang’s various sanctions. Over the past two years, the Republic of Korea not conduct nuclear tests, limiting the launch of ballistic missiles in response to large-scale military exercises of the Republic of Korea and the United States.
About the DPRK’s own hydrogen bomb was referred to by 10 December, the country’s leader Kim Jong-UN. “We were able to become a great nuclear power, capable of protecting independence and national dignity of our country power beats nuclear and hydrogen bombs”, — he said during visiting an arms factory in Pyongyang. The head of the DPRK also stressed that “the country must intensify the development of military industry”.
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