Posted by: ctbtonewsroom | May 12, 2014

Reuters interviews CTBTO Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo


Reuters has released an article on the nuclear test ban based on an interview with CTBTO Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo. The article describes the organisation’s role in detecting DPRK nuclear tests and the International Monitoring System (IMS) that makes it possible:

“The normal (mode) of the organization is being highly on alert…I can assure you that we are always ready to detect anything, anywhere, anytime…We stand ready to face any type of test or event.”

Read the article here

A number of pick-ups have also appeared:

Monitoring body ‘ready to detect’ any North Korea nuclear test (Chicago Tribune)

Tổ Chức Cấm Nổ Thí Nghiệm Nguyên Tử: Sẽ Tức Thì Khám Phá Chứng Cứ Nổ Nguyên Tử Tại Bắc Hàn (Vietbao) [In Vietnamese (rough working translation): Nuclear test ban organisation will instantly detect any nuclear explosion in North Korea]

Monitoring body ready to detect any North Korea nuclear test (DNA India)

北朝鮮の核実験、すぐに探知できる=監視機関(Newsweek) [In Japanese (rough working translation): Organisation can detect a North Korea nuclear test immediately] 

Agency to detect N Korea N-test (The Peninsula – Qatar)

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