The DPRK can finish developing nuclear weapons within a year

© 2017 AFP / Jung Yeon-Novosti about testing hydrogen bombs in North Korea on a TV screen in the Seoul subway, the Republic of Korea. Archival photoThe DPRK can finish developing nuclear weapons within a year© 2017 AFP / Jung Yeon-Je

The South Korean Minister of unification, Cho Myung Kyung said to reporters on Tuesday that North Korea may announce the completion of works on creation of nuclear weapons.

«North Korea develops its nuclear weapons at a faster pace. We cannot exclude the possibility that North Korea will complete the creation of nuclear weapons a year», — quotes the words of the Minister, the Yonhap news Agency.

The Minister reminded that next year for the anniversary of the DPRK – the country celebrates the 70th anniversary of the founding of the state.

The third day of September, Pyongyang announced the successful test of a hydrogen warhead, which is designed to equip Intercontinental ballistic missiles. The military of Japan and South Korea have previously estimated the power of the tested charge 160 kilotons, which is ten times the power of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima in 1945. It was the sixth nuclear test by Pyongyang. The week before and two weeks after the nuclear test, North Korea conducted a launch of a ballistic missile that flew over Japan.

The DPRK can finish developing nuclear weapons within a year© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotobanka can fly rockets to the DPRK

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