Get the latest news and updates on North Korea’s nukes and its military nuclear weapon program. After withdrawing from the Nuclear Proliferation Treaty in 2003, later in 2005 North Korea confirmed it had a nuclear weapon, and in 2006 announced it successfully conducted its first nuclear test. Follow RT for news on North Korea’s withdrawal from the Nuclear Proliferation Treaty and on the treaty itself. North Korea’s official state media outlet released footage reportedly showing the launch of the missiles, which was followed by an announcement of joint defense-oriented military drills by the US and South Korea. Visit RT.com for US-North Korean confrontation news. According to the leader of the North Korea Kim Jong-un, North Korea has been conducting effective tests and has finally reached the highest level of nuclear weapons, after launching two ICBMs and a "perfect" hydrogen bomb test in 2017. Find the information and news on the latest nukes presumably launched by North Korea. Follow RT on Kim Jong-un’s announcements on nuclear tests, including possibility of closing the nuclear test site at the end of May 2018. Yet all the nuclear disagreements with the US and nuke tests in general, highly complicate the relations between North and South Koreas. Find the news and updates on current relations between North and South Koreas, which were initially one nation.