Lassina Zerbo, the executive secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), has condemned North Korea's nuclear test. "The announced nuclear test by DPRK, if confirmed, is a grave threat to international peace and security. I strongly urge DPRK to observe the moratorium on nuclear testing and join the 183 States Signatories who have signed the CTBT," he said, referring to North Korea by its official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test on Friday as a "brazen breach" of U.N. Security Council resolutions. Britain and Australia condemn the latest nuclear test by North Korea and say China should use its influence to persuade Pyongyang to end the detonations. James Valles reporting (@jamesvalles)
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