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North Korea seeking to develop nuclear missile, Seoul says

Posted By admin On March 19, 2012 @ 9:06 am In World News | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
March 19, 2012

South Korea accused North Korea on Monday of trying to develop a nuclear-armed missile through a satellite launch next month, after Pyongyang dismissed international calls to abandon the exercise.

“Our government defines North Korea’s so-called working satellite launch plan as a grave provocation to develop a long-distance delivery means for nuclear weapons by using ballistic missile technology,” said presidential spokesman Park Jeong-Ha.

The North announced Friday it would launch a rocket between April 12-16 to put a satellite into orbit for peaceful purposes.

The United States and other nations see the launch as a disguised long-range missile test, which would breach a United Nations ban and violate last month’s denuclearisation deal with Washington.

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[2] North Korea Has Two Nuclear Warheads for Missile, Kyodo Reports: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-has-two-nuclear-warheads-for-missile-kyodo-reports.html

[3] Pentagon: North Korea working on a nuclear missile to reach the US: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pentagon-north-korea-working-on-a-nuclear-missile-to-reach-the-us.html

[4] North Korea ‘Fuelling Long-Range Missile’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-fuelling-long-range-missile.html

[5] North Korea Threatens War Against Japan Over Missile: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-threatens-war-against-japan-over-missile.html

[6] US deploys warships as North Korea prepares to launch missile: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-deploys-warships-as-north-korea-prepares-to-launch-missile.html

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