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Additional nuke test depends 'entirely' on Washington: N.K.'s top diplomat

All News 21:55 July 26, 2016

VIENTIANE, July 26 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's top diplomat blamed the United States on Tuesday for dashing hopes of realizing denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula, saying the occurrence of an additional nuclear test depends "entirely" upon Washington.

In a hastily-arranged press meeting after attending a regional security gathering held in the Laotian capital, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho also demanded U.S. troops pull out of South Korea altogether.

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