N. Korea Claims Hydrogen Bomb Test

January 2016
Arms Control Today;Jan/Feb2016, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p36
The article reports that the North Korean government announced on January 6, 2016 that it made a successful nuclear test in Punggye-ri, North Korea, where it claimed it was a hydrogen bomb explosion. Topics discussed include the test was confirmed by the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization due to detection of a seismic event near the test site, United Nations Security Council condemnation and response to the test, and skepticism of experts over the hydrogen bomb claim.


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