Japan and the United States confirmed early Thursday to closely cooperate to cope with the hydrogen bomb test conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in the previous day.
The announcement on Wednesday from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea that it had carried out a nuclear test brought to the front lines of global attention a phrase not often heard since the Cold War - "the H-bomb".
Test on Wednesday is met with a burst of jubilation and pride in Pyongyang
Beijing stated its "resolute opposition" on Wednesday after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea announced earlier in the day that it had successfully carried out its first hydrogen bomb test.
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will on Wednesday hold consultations on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) following its announcement of first hydrogen bomb test.
Countries should reach an agreement on regional security cooperation mechanisms, as the security situation in China's surrounding areas is getting increasingly complicated, said a report on international politics issued on Wednesday.
Unlike Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has blazed a trail on social media with nearly 180,000 Chinese followers on his Sina Weibo micro blog, the country's ambassador to China prefers a low profile, both online and offline.
China knew nothing in advance about what Pyongyang described as a hydrogen bomb test on Wednesday morning, the Foreign Ministry said.
China is checking the impact of Pyongyang's nuclear test on China's environment and civilian security, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea announced Wednesday that it has successfully carried out its first hydrogen bomb test.