April 24, 2012. In the DPRK, are ready for a new nuclear test, believe in the ministry of defense of South Korea, according to News.
"Have been significant to the preparation of the test — the official spokesman of the military department in Seoul. — We are informed that this is now done only a political solution."
Earlier, a source in the government of South Korea reported that North Korea nearly completed preparations for a third underground nuclear test. It can be carried out at the site Punge-ni in the northeast of the country. There Pyongyang conducted two previous underground nuclear tests in 2006 and 2009.
In April, North Korea launched a missile "Ynha-3", but it stayed on the air for about a minute. Satellite rocket launch was timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il Sung.