The push for sanctions by the US government
led by Barack Obama against North Korea after it carried out a success “nuclear warhead explosion” has been described as “laughable” by Pyongyang which revealed that the North would continue to strengthen its nuclear power.
“The group of Obama’s running around and talking about meaningless sanctions until today are highly laughable,” state-run KCNA news agency cited a foreign ministry spokesman as saying in a statement.
Moments after the missile launch, the government of hard stance leader Kim Jong-un said it carried out the “nuclear warhead explosion” test to counter what it called US hostility, North Korean state TV reported, angering Asian neighbours and the United States.
America is now considering the launch of unilateral sanctions against North Korea, a U.S. special envoy for the isolated state said earlier on Sunday, two days after Kim’s government carried out its fifth and biggest nuclear test in defiance of U.N. sanctions.
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