US actions forced Pyongyang to develop a hydrogen bomb — N. Korea official

A North Korean official said on Monday that the US actions had allegedly forced Pyongyang to develop a hydrogen bomb, told Sputnik news.

“It was the US that forced North Korea to create a hydrogen bomb,” the head of the North Korean delegation at International Parliamentary Union (IPU) summit said on October 16, as cited by Sputnik.

Pyongyang has conducted several attempts to launch a hydrogen bomb with many of them failing. On September 3, North Korea announced it conducted its most powerful nuclear test of an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long-range missile.

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