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Publish Date: 19:53 - 16 December 2017
TEHRAN, December 16 - South Korea's vice foreign minister issued an urgent plea about the threat from Pyongyang, warning the United Nations Security Council that North Korea was “in the final stages of nuclear weaponization”.

North Korea is in 'final stages of nuclear weaponisation', says South KoreaTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - “It will fundamentally alter the security landscape in the region and beyond” if the North is able to equip a missile with a nuclear warhead, Cho Hyun warned.

In the past few months, North Korea has conducted a series of weapons tests.

It detonated a hydrogen bomb and has launched multiple ballistic missiles, saying after the latest firing that it now has the capability to attack the US mainland and had devised a missile capable of carrying “super-large heavy nuclear warhead”.

The Trump administration has sent mixed signals this week about its approach to North Korea.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson opened the door to negotiations by floating the possibility of holding talks “without preconditions”.

Source: Independent

 

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