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 4 months | UN calls North Korea’s recent nuclear test a “brazen breach” of Security Council resolutions

              United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test on Friday as a "brazen breach" of U.N. Security Council resolutions. Britain and Australia condemn the latest nuclear test by North Korea and say China should use its influence to persuade Pyongyang to end the detonations. James Valles reporting (@jamesvalles)   


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 8 months | North Korea’s Kim says would only use nukes if sovereignty is threatened

              North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says his country is a responsible nuclear weapons state, pledging to only use its nuclear arsenal if the country's sovereignty is threatened by a nuclear power. (more)   


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 10 months | North Korea orders nuclear weapons be made ready for use

              North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ordered the country's military forces to ensure that its nuclear weapons are ready for use at a moment's notice, state-run media reports. (more)   


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 10 months | U.N. imposes new sanctions on North Korea in response to nuclear test

              The United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution on Wednesday requiring inspections on all cargo going to and from North Korea. Additionally, North Korean trade representatives in Syria, Iran and Vietnam will be added to a U.N. blacklist. Washington and Beijing negotiated the deal in response to North Korea's Jan. 6 nuclear test.   


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 1 yr | Nancy Peloisi pushes North Korea sanctions bill

              U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday there is strong, bipartisan support in Congress for strong sanctions against North Korea. The legislation would be designed to punish North Korea for alleged nuclear tests it conducted later this week.   


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 1 yr | U.S. says North Korea’s nuclear test ‘not consistent’ with successful h-bomb

              An initial analysis carried out by the United States of North Korea’s nuclear test is “not consistent” with a successful test of a hydrogen nuclear device, the White House said on Wednesday. (more)   


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 1 yr | UN Security Council pledges ‘significant measures’ after North Korea’s nuclear test

              The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned North Korea's fourth nuclear test, saying it will draft a new resolution that includes "further significant measures" against the reclusive country. (more)   


  New York, NY        24 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | U.N. Security Council “strongly condemns” North Korean nuclear test, expected to prepare new sanctions
  


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URGENT

 1 yr | Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization says nuke test is ‘grave threat’ to peace

              Lassina Zerbo, the executive secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), has condemned North Korea's nuclear test. "The announced nuclear test by DPRK, if confirmed, is a grave threat to international peace and security. I strongly urge DPRK to observe the moratorium on nuclear testing and join the 183 States Signatories who have signed the CTBT," he said, referring to North Korea by its official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.   


  Vienna, Austria        24 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | UN Security Council to meet on North Korea’s nuclear test at 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday

              The United Nations Security Council is expected to meet at 11 a.m. ET (1600 GMT) on Wednesday to discuss North Korea's nuclear tests, UN diplomats have told the Reuters news agency.   


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