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North Korea vows to accelerate weapons programme after ‘evil’ sanctions imposed by United Nations

  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:09
North Korea vowed on Wednesday to accelerate its weapons programmes in response to “evil” sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council following its latest and most powerful nuclear test. The respected 38 North website in the US raised its estimate for the yield from the explosion, which Pyongyang says was a hydrogen bomb small enough to fit onto a missile, to around 250 kilotons – more than 16 times the size of the device that devastated Hiroshima in 1945. The detonation,... South China Morning Post - Asia feed

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