Consequences of military action against North Korea may be horrific

North Korea warns of more 'gift packages' after nuclear bomb test

N. Korea warns more 'gift packages' on way if US continues 'reckless provocations'

Han Tae Song, the ambassador of North Korea to the Geneva, said at the United Nations -sponsored Conference on Disarmament that Sunday's supposed hydrogen bomb test was "addressed to none other than the U.S", Reuters reported.

"The US will receive more gift packages from my country as long as it relies on reckless provocations and futile attempts to put pressure on the DPRK", he added without elaborating.

However, at a news conference in China, Mr Putin stopped short of expressing support for more United Nations sanctions on North Korea, and said Russian Federation viewed them as "useless and ineffective".

NY [U.S.A.], September 6: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has urged big powers to come up with a political solution to stop Kim Jong-un from advancing in the development of nuclear weapons and inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBM) and warned against adopting military action, saying the "potential consequences to military action are too horrific".

The volatile dictatorship claimed to have detonated a hydrogen bomb that triggered an artificial magnitude 6.3 quake on Sunday.

Pyongyang has prompted a new global outcry by conducting Sunday its sixth nuclear test, the most powerful to date.

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"It has deviated from what is considered normal by the worldwide security community", Daniel Pinkston, a North Korea watcher at Troy University, told NK News.

Leaders around the world condemned North Korea's last nuclear test with the United States now mulling fresh sanctions against North Korea after its ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley called on the body's Security Council to impose tougher measures against Pyongyang.

"The scenario of an escalation towards a major conflict can not be discarded", Parly said during a speech to the French military.

The comments come as North Korea reportedly moved a possible ICBM toward its west coast.

The North Korean Foreign Ministry also criticized the UNSC on Tuesday. However, Pyongyang says it needs to continue and develop the programs as a deterrent against hostility by the United States and its regional allies, including South Korea and Japan. It previously claimed America was "on the knife's edge of life and death".

Speaking at a press event in New York, Guterres once again urged North Korea to adhere to its worldwide obligations, while referencing the inflammatory back and forth between Pyongyang and Washington in August.

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