No surprise if North Korea conducts new nuclear test, US says

SpaceWar.com reports: “The United States would not be surprised if North Korea conducts another nuclear test, following the regime’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile this past week, a senior White House official said Sunday.

‘I have been concerned for some time that North Korea would conduct what would be its seventh nuclear test going back multiple administrations. And I remain concerned about that,’ National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan told CBS talk show ‘Face the Nation’ in an interview.

‘I don’t see any immediate indications that that’s going to happen,’ he added.

‘But it would not come as a surprise if North Korea moved forward with another nuclear test with respect to its intercontinental ballistic missile capability.’…”

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