UN chief says DPRK nuclear test "deeply troubling"

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (top left) meets with senior advisers, including Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson (foreground right), on the underground nuclear test announced by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 6 January. Also pictured: Jeffrey Feltman (foreground left), Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs; Kim Won-soo (top, centre left), Acting UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs; and Stéphane Dujarric (top, centre right), Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.UN Photo/Mark Garten

A hydrogen bomb test carried out by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has drawn strong condemnation from the United Nations.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the move a "grave contravention" of international norms against nuclear testing and "profoundly destabilising" for regional security.

Dianne Penn reports.

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