Taiwan calls security meeting after N. Korean apparent nuke test

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/09/03
By: Lu Hsin-hui and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, Sept. 3 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called a national security

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文); CNA file photo

meeting Sunday after North Korea allegedly conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date earlier that day, according to the Presidential Office.

North Korea appears to have carried out another nuclear test, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported, citing military sources.

South Korea’s military revealed the information, citing seismic activity detected in the vicinity of the North’s nuclear test site.

The 5.7 magnitude “artificial earthquake” that occurred in the Punggye-ri area at around 12:29 p.m. is “presumed” to be a result of the North’s sixth nuclear test, the military said.    [FULL  STORY]

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