United States President Donald Trump on Sunday termed North Korea a ‘rogue nation’ for conducting nuclear test and said its ‘actions continue to be very dangerous to the Washington’.
In a series of tweets, Trump further said that North Korea has become a great threat and embarrassment to China.
“North Korea has conducted a major Nuclear Test. Their words and actions continue to be very hostile and dangerous to the United States,” he said in a tweet.
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Earlier in the day, North Korea announced that it has successfully conducted a test of a hydrogen bomb that is meant to be loaded into an intercontinental ballistic missile.
The news reader of the North Korean Central Television said North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un ordered the test and termed it a “perfect success”.
Earlier, Trump had also a telephone conversation with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and agreed to have close cooperation between their countries to put pressure on North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile program, the White House has announced.
US President also spoke to South Korean President Moon Jae on September 1 and discussed the threat posed by North Korea.
Earlier in the day, India also deplored the nuclear test and called upon North Korea to refrain from such actions which adversely impact peace and stability in the region and beyond.
In a statement, India expressed concern over the nuclear test and said that the ” Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ( DPRK) has once again acted in violation of its international commitments.”
Earlier, China also condemned North Korea for ignoring international condemnation of its atomic weapons programme.
” North Korea has ignored the international community’s widespread opposition, again carrying out a nuclear test. China’s government expresses resolute opposition and strong condemnation toward this”, the Chinese foreign ministry said in a statement. (ANI)