Monday, October 09, 2006
FiM on the Sub-Continent 2
"We are deeply concerned at the reported nuclear test conducted by the DPRK. It is unfortunate that the DPRK has conducted such a test in violation of its international commitments, jeopardizing peace, stability and security on the Korean Peninsula and in the region. The test also highlights the dangers of clandestine proliferation. We are monitoring the situation and are in close touch with several countries." Indian official spokesperson's statement issued today, Oct. 9, 2006.
India and Pakistan were roundly condemned after they stunned the world with back-to-back nuclear tests in May 1998, sparking fears of an arms race on the sub-continent