North Korea nuclear test: India deeply concerned

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) India on Wednesday expressed “deep concern” following reports that North Korea has conducted a nuclear test.

“We have seen reports that DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) has conducted a nuclear test today,” external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said in response to a question.

He said New Delhi was “assessing the available information, including claims that this was a thermonuclear test”.

North Korea on Wednesday announced that it has successfully conducted its first hydrogen bomb test.

“It is a matter of deep concern that DPRK has again acted in violation of its international commitments in this regard,” Swarup said.

“We call upon DPRK to refrain from such actions which adversely impact on peace and stability in the region. Our concerns about proliferation links between northeast Asia and our neighbourhood are well-known,” he added.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here