Bildt Concerned over North Korea
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has expressed his concerns over North Korea’s latest nuclear test. Speaking to Swedish Radio news, Bildt said it was incomprehensible that a poor country like North Korea whose people suffers from starvation provoked the international community by conducting nuclear tests. This development would most likely overshadow the meeting of the foreign ministers of the European Union and the ASEAN countries in Cambodia later this week which he will attend, Bildt said.
The North Korean news agency KCNA had announced earlier on Monday that the state had conducted a successful underground nuclear test. (ah)