Posted by: ctbtonewsroom | October 9, 2011

Infamous Anniversaries: 9 October 2011 – First North Korean nuclear test

Five years ago, on 9 October 2006, North Korea conducted its first nuclear test, triggering universal condemnation and unanimously adopted UN Security Council sanctions. For the CTBTO it was the first time that the emerging monitoring system was put to the test. Although still incomplete, the system detected the test quickly, reliably and precisely.


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