North Korea has made «rapid progress» in developing nuclear weapons in recent years, said the head of the International atomic energy Agency at the United Nations Yukiya Amano, according to Reuters.
According to him, the sixth nuclear test of the DPRK is a «new global threat».
Amano also noted that the International atomic energy Agency does not have the ability to verify, did North Korea h-bomb, as claimed by Pyongyang.
According to Amano, «the most important thing now is to unite the international community.»
Since 2006, North Korea has produced six nuclear weapons tests. Last September 3 of this year. The state Agency of DPRK KCNA announced that the country had developed a hydrogen bomb. Over the past two months, North Korea conducted multiple launches of ballistic missiles.
The UN Security Council on 11 September adopted a resolution on toughening of sanctions against North Korea by selecting the ban on exports of North Korean textiles as well as hard limits on supply the country of petroleum products, particularly crude oil and condensates.
On 19 September at the UN General Assembly, U.S. President Donald trump said that the US has the power and patience, but if you need to defend yourself, «there will be no choice but to completely destroy North Korea.»
DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN has called trump’s speech at the General Assembly session «schizophrenic seizure» and stated that «crazy American man will certainly tame the fire.» In response, trump called Kim Jong UN «crazy».
On 24 September foreign Minister of the DPRK ri Yong Ho, during his speech at the UN General Assembly said that after trump insulted Kim Jong UN, a missile attack by the DPRK, the United States is inevitable. He also described the harsh statements of Washington as a Declaration of war to his country.
On 25 September the speaker of the house Sarah Sanders stressed that the United States did not declare war on North Korea.
The Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff of the U.S. army Joseph Dunford on 26 September stated that the US does not have information about the large-scale training of the North Korean army to military action.
The UN has said «rapid progress» of the DPRK in the development of nuclear weapons 29.09.2017