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S. Korea, U.S. denounce N.K. test as 'grave provocation'

All Headlines 23:12 January 06, 2016

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United States condemned North Korea's claimed hydrogen bomb test on Wednesday as a "grave provocation" and vowed to strengthen cooperation in their response, the South Korean defense ministry said.

In a telephone conversation, South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-goo and his U.S. counterpart agreed that the North's fourth nuclear test is a "grave provocation that seriously threatens the peace and security not just on the Korean Peninsula but in the world," the ministry said.


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