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Nuclear test sanction threat

The United Nations says it "strongly condemns" North Korea's nuclear test. The United States is calling for an increase in sanctions against the communist state.

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China's 'firm opposition' to North Korea's nuclear test

China expressed its "firm opposition" to North Korea's nuclear test today.

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, heedless of widespread international opposition, has again carried out a nuclear test, to which the Chinese government expresses its firm opposition.

– Chinese Foreign Ministry

The Chinese also called on North Korea to abide by its denuclearisation pledge and not to "take additional actions that could cause the situation to further deteriorate."

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