S.Korea says N. Korea's nuclear capability at 'considerable level'

September 10, 2016 10:11

South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said on Saturday that North Korea's nuclear capability had grown to a "considerable level" and tougher sanctions and greater pressure were needed, Yonhap news agency reported.

Yun made the comments at a meeting to discuss the response to the North's fifth, and biggest, nuclear test, conducted on Saturday. The North said it had mastered the ability to mount a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile.

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