North Korea said to prepare new nuclear test

This news from ITAR-TASS:

SEOUL, April 20. Itar-Tass. Since February the DPRK is preparing the third test of nuclear weapons. It may take place in May or June this year, said today the South Korean radio station YTN, citing an unnamed diplomatic sources.

According to them, Pyongyang is preparing a nuclear test on a considerably higher technical level than the first two test explosions of nuclear devices, which were held on October 9, 2006 and May 25, 2009. The power of the second test was, according to experts, from 10 to 20 kt. Both trials have been recognized abroad, as at best, “partially successful”. At the same time North Korea has a program to create its own ballistic missiles.

We will see how the West reacts to that, probably with the usual condemning.

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