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U.N. chief condemns North Korea nuclear test as "grave" violation
February 12, 2013 / 6:09 AM / 5 years ago

U.N. chief condemns North Korea nuclear test as "grave" violation

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday condemned North Korea's nuclear test, saying it was "deplorable" that Pyongyang had defied international appeals to refrain from such provocative acts.

"The Secretary-General condemns the underground nuclear weapon test conducted by (North Korea) today," Ban's spokesman Martin Nesirky said in a statement. "It is a clear and grave violation of the relevant Security Council resolutions."

Reporting By Louis Charbonneau

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