North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN stated that his country is not only atomic, but the hydrogen bomb of its own design. According to Kim Jong-UN, his country is willing to use these weapons «to protect its sovereignty», according to South Korean news Agency Yonhapnews.
The announcement by the DPRK of a hydrogen weapon was made for the first time.
The South Korean experts doubt that North Korea really there is a hydrogen bomb, but it is not excluded that it is under development.
The creation of nuclear weapons of the DPRK said in 2005. In 2006 the first nuclear test. In 2007, the authorities stopped the operation of the reactor in exchange for increased energy aid from the West. In February 2012, the DPRK agreed to halt work on uranium enrichment and refrain from carrying out new missile tests and expressed readiness to accept IAEA inspectors in exchange for receiving from the U.S. 240.000 tons of food. However, 2013, the DPRK authorities stated that Pyongyang intends to resume operation of the nuclear reactor at Yongbyon.