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North Korea plans high-level nuclear test ‘aimed at the U.S.’

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 23:16 EDT
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North Korea said on Thursday it planned to carry out a nuclear test aimed at its “arch-enemy” the United States in response to tightened UN sanctions, but offered no timeframe.

“We do not hide that the various satellites and long-range rockets we will continue to launch, as well as the high-level nuclear test we will proceed with, are aimed at our arch-enemy the United States,” the National Defence Commission said in a despatch carried by Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency.

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