Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addresses reporters on the first official business day of the New Year during a news conference at his official residence in Tokyo, Japan, January 4, 2016. (Reuters Photo)
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said today the nation would make a firm response to North Korea's challenge against nuclear non-proliferation, calling its latest nuclear test a threat to Japan's security.
Abe, speaking to reporters, said Japan absolutely could not tolerate North Korea's nuclear testing.
North Korea said it had successfully conducted a test of a miniaturised hydrogen nuclear device today morning.
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