Ban Ki-Moon: North Korea nuclear test is a 'reckless act'

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has "strongly condemned" North Korea's nuclear test, branding it a "reckless act, which shows out right disregard for the repeated calls of the international community to refrain from further provocative measures."

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Credit: RTV

He added: "The test is a clear and grave violation of the relevant resolutions of the security council."