Vladimir Komoyedov, the head of the State Duma committee on defense, believes the reports on a hydrogen bomb test by North Korea should incentivize negotiations between the countries that have nuclear weapons.
"It has to be taken into account that such tests are a danger not only to the neighbors, but also to the whole world," Komoyedov told Interfax on Wednesday. Komoyedov believes it is obvious that some measures need to be taken,"but one should think what measures."
"As far as we are concerned, we are North Korea's neighbors. We have a steady relationship with Korea. However, we should sit down all together, or at least the buys who have nuclear weapons, and consider the issue of its non-proliferation in the world," he said.
North Korean television reported earlier that the first test of a thermonuclear bomb had been successfully carried out in North Korea.
The special statement says:"The halt of nuclear development and the dismantling of nuclear facilities by North Korea will not become possible until the U.S. gives up its hostile policies."
The UN Security Council has made a decision on the initiative of the U.S. and Japan to hold an emergency session in regard of the North Korean test.
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