Skip to comments.North Korea activities show preparations for second nuclear weapons test
Posted on 12/20/2006 9:20:06 PM PST by HAL9000
The North Korea could prepare a new nuclear test
SEOUL - suspect activities were detected in North Korea, suggesting preparations for a new nuclear test after the explosion of the first atomic bomb North-Korean on October 9, indicated to Thursday a South Korean deputy.
Since the beginning of this month, there were many activities in a tunnel close to the Mantap Mount, in Punggyeri, 350 km in the North-East of Pyongyang, where the first test took place, indicated Chung Hyung-keun, deputy of the opposition member of a parliamentary commitee on the information.
Of important building work are in hand over there. The services of Western information regard (this tunnel) as a possible site for a second nuclear test, it added, quoted by the South Korean agency Yonhap.
The deputy did not quote his sources.
These declarations intervene while continue, in Beijing, of the multi-party talks aiming at convincing the North Korea to give up its atomic arsenal.
The Stalinist mode exploded on October 9 its first bomb atomic. Since then, information multiplied on the possibility of a new underground nuclear test.
Friday, the South Korean Minister for Defense, Kim Jang-soo, had evoked this possibility. According to services' of information, the North Korea could carry out a second nuclear test on a large scale if the negotiations (in Beijing) do not advance, it had indicated.
The minister had specified that Pyongyang had ensured its Chinese ally which it did not plan to carry out a second test after that of October 9 but threatened of adapted measurements, not specified, in the event of increased pressure on behalf of the international community.
The talks must continue until Friday in Beijing, in spite of the absence of progress. These negotiations join together both Corées, China, the United States, Japan and Russia. They in vain try since August 2003 to convince the communist dictatorship to give up the atomic weapon.
I wonder if chia Pet may do Christmas suprise on us
He'll be so ronery
That reset won't go away when we finally get of Chia Pet thanks to Team America I wouldn't be suprise if dude has already of course DVD black market copy
Maybe we'll pull one on him first.
One can only hope.
OMG I was at CVS store earlier tonight I pass by Chia Pet LOL! first thing I thought of it
Kim Jong 11
OH MAN that be so funny if we attack North Korea on Christmas weekend that be funny it would screw up reporters plans partying in Hamptons
I wonder if Karl Rove telling Dubya to do that
Well one thing for sure if Fox news too busy we get SKY news on this coverage
Kim Jong 11"
Hardly, with the RATS in power! They LOVE HIM!
Oh, I know, we'll send Bubba & Jimmah Carter to talk to him!
Glad you like it monkapotamus!!
Sanctions & blockade in his face what's Elvis to do? He'll keep firing duds until he gets a live one.
"Hardly, with the RATS in power! They LOVE HIM!"
The republicans, controlling the House, Senate and presidency, did absolutely nothing. The Democrats can do no less.
A second nuclear weapon test?
Noooo, that can't be true.
Wasn't there some sort of announcement or statement a while back from one of our guys that it was "unacceptable" for NK to have a nuke?
You know, like it is "unacceptable" for Iran to have a nuke?
Ahhh those Six Party Talks will cure everything. No worries.
Another stumbling step closer to national suicide.
What Kim is really doing is solving his problem on keeping the country illuminated at night by irridating the ground with nukes.
Melly Chlistmas, Amelica.
I guess they are going to try to get it right this time. See Scientific American, Jan 2007, Page 18, "Kim's Big Fizzle"
oh but i thought NK was 'sorry' for their first tests? Gee- they lied? Heck, Syria lied to kerry too? I'm shocked. Dishonest Arabs and Koreans- whoda thunk it? http://sacredscoop.com
Thanks for the ping.
"North Korea activities show preparations for second nuclear weapons test"
Who is North Korea again?
Thank you Smartass!!!
Merry Christmas and Happy NY to you too!
Same to you and your family, Smart.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and yours.
Hey jet do you think Chia Pet would do something like wish us Merry Christmas I wonder if news network go to that breaking news
I remember the eartquake and tidal wave hit Indoensia island only place I saw was AT FR I was online when that happen I going get offline because nothing happen on Christmas day night BOY I was suprise I was damn
We becoming SKY news of internet LOL!
He thrives on attention.
He has been lacking lately.
I would not be surprised if he delivered a Christmas present for the world.
I see well Tiger been right Chia Pet is like a five year old child want attention ME ME
You might be right I would't be suprise I come home from my Christmas brunch with my parential units see breaking news North Korea launch a missile
That sweet of youu Monk you got my parential unit in good light that sweet of youuu
Merry Christmas Monk
Merry Christmas SevenofNine
Anti-Christ crashing Christmas spirit with a nuke... makes sense.