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North Korea ‘provocative,’ U.S. says

Posted: January 25, 2013 at 5:27 a.m.

North Korea’s plan to conduct a third nuclear test is “needlessly provocative” and will only increase its isolation, the White House said Thursday, as the U.S. expanded its financial sanctions against the north Asian country.

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