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S. Korea sees high possibility of 6th N-test

Reuters SEOUL (Reuters) — South Korea’s defense minister said on Wednesday he sees a high possibility of North Korea conducting a sixth nuclear test in the wake of the North’s first test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile.

“North Korea’s eventual goal is to weaponize its nuclear power, so I see a high chance that will happen,” Defense Minister Han Min Koo told a parliamentary briefing in response to a question from a lawmaker about whether he believed North Korea would conduct a nuclear test soon. “We know they’re always prepared to conduct nuclear tests but so far we have not detected any unusual signs,” Han said.Speech

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