Israel Calls for ‘Decisive International Response’ to North Korea Nuclear Test

A man looks at a TV news program reporting North Korea's missile launch, in Tokyo, Tu
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The Times of Israel reports: The Foreign Ministry on Monday condemned North Korea’s latest nuclear test and hydrogen bomb claim and called for a “firm international response” to curb Pyongyang’s rogue weapons programs.

“The State of Israel condemns the nuclear test carried out by North Korea,” the ministry said in a statement a day and a half after North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test blast since 2006. The test constitutes yet another example of North Korea’s aggressive pattern of behavior,” the statement said, urging Pyongyang to adhere to UN Security Council resolutions that ban it from developing nuclear weapons.

“Decisive international response will prevent other countries from behaving in a similar manner,” the ministry said.

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