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North Korea Claims It Has Miniaturized Nuclear Warheads, State Media Reports

The Huffington Post logo The Huffington Post 8/03/2016 Nick Robins-Early

ATHENA IMAGE © Wong Maye-E/ASSOCIATED PRESS ATHENA IMAGE North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the country has miniaturized nuclear warheads to be mounted on ballistic missiles as he inspected the work of nuclear workers, the North's KCNA news agency reported on Wednesday.

"The nuclear warheads have been standardized to be fit for ballistic missiles by miniaturizing them, he noted, adding this can be called true nuclear deterrent," KCNA said.

North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test in January and claimed it was a successful hydrogen bomb test, which was disputed by many experts and the governments of South Koreaand the United States.

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