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US Warns North Korea of Forceful Response to a Nuclear Test

  • Signs indicate North Korea may soon conduct its seventh test
  • North Korea is firing off missiles at record pace this year
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The US warned North Korea of strong punishment if it conducts a nuclear test, as Washington and a United Nations’ watchdog agency have said signs indicate Pyongyang could soon set off its first atomic device since 2017.

“There would be a swift and forceful response to such a test,” Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said in Seoul in a Tuesday meeting with her South Korean counterpart.