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Situation around DPRK escalated after Pyongyang's explosion of hydrogen bomb

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed concern over the hydrogen bomb test on Sunday in the DPRK, spokesman for the Russian leader Dmitry Peskov told journalists after talks of the heads of state in the Chinese city of Xiamen. The BRICS summit begins on Monday in this city.

“Putin and Xi Jinping expressed deep concern over this situation, they noted the importance of avoiding chaos on the Korean Peninsula, the importance of restraint and focus on finding solutions by only political and diplomatic means. Both Putin and Xi Jinping talked about the exceptional unacceptability of the nuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, they spoke about the de-nucleation, ”he said. The heads of state agreed to coordinate actions regarding the situation on the Korean Peninsula.

On Sunday, the authorities of the DPRK sent a message to their people and the whole world about the successful testing of the hydrogen bomb. The explosion was carried out underground, and led to shocks of magnitude to 5,6. This charge, the North Korean authorities reported, can be installed as a warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile.

South Korean news agencies Yonhap cites the opinions of experts, according to which, the charge in 5-6 times more powerful than the previous tested bomb, and can reach 80 kilotons. Japanese military experts estimated the power of the charge in 70 kilotons. The North Korean nuclear test was the sixth.
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