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White House analysis casts doubt on North Korea's nuclear test claims

North Korea says it has successfully conducted a test of a miniaturised hydrogen nuclear device on Wednesday morning.

However, the White House has said initial analysis of the reported nuclear test is not consistent with claims of a successful hydrogen bomb.

In a statement the country said it would continue to strengthen its nuclear programme as long as the US maintained what it called "its stance of aggression."

Much of the international community has condemned North Korea after the claim, including China, the country's major ally, and Britain, which said the move was a "provocation".

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UN Security Council discusses sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council met to discuss more sanctions on North Korea after it claimed to have denoted its first hydrogen bomb.

It said it violated UN resolutions and was destabilising to the region.

Doubt has been cast over whether it was a hydrogen bomb, but if true it could mark a major upgrade in the country's capabilities.

ITV News International Affairs Editor Rageh Omaar reports:

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