North Korea plans nuclear test

North Korea plans to undertake a third nuclear test and more long-range rocket launches. The country's top military body said the tests were aimed at its "enemy" the United States.

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US envoy warned against N.Korea tests minutes before announcement

Glyn Davies, the US special envoy on North Korea policy, was speaking to reporters in South Korea's capital Seoul when he said:

Whether North Korea tests or not, it's up to North Korea. We hope they don't do it, we call on them not to do it. It will be a mistake and a missed opportunity if they were to do it.

– Glyn Davies, US special envoy on North Korea policy

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