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North Korea ‘may stage multiple nuclear tests’

Posted By admin On February 5, 2013 @ 11:55 am In Tile,World News | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
Feb 5, 2013

South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak believes North Korea could detonate multiple devices when it goes ahead with a nuclear test expected in the coming weeks or even days.

In an interview published Tuesday in the Chosun Ilbo daily, the outgoing president also acknowledged the huge challenge the international community faces in seeking to wean Pyongyang off its nuclear weapons programme.

The North has signalled that it will carry out a “higher level” nuclear test very soon, in a defiant response to UN sanctions imposed after its successful long-range rocket launch in December.

Lee said “higher-level” suggested Pyongyang might attempt to detonate several devices.

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[1] AFP: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/02/05/north-korea-may-stage-multiple-nuclear-tests/

[2] U.S. warns North Korea of consequences for nuclear test: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-warns-north-korea-of-consequences-for-nuclear-test.html

[3] South Korea Says The North Is Preparing A Huge Nuclear Weapons Test: http://www.prisonplanet.com/south-korea-says-the-north-is-preparing-a-huge-nuclear-weapons-test.html

[4] North Korea plans new nuclear test, threatens to target US: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-plans-new-nuclear-test-threatens-to-target-us.html

[5] North Korea threatens more tests: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-threatens-more-tests.html

[6] North Korea seeking to develop nuclear missile, Seoul says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-seeking-to-develop-nuclear-missile-seoul-says.html

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