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North Korea said on Thursday (January 24) it would carry out further rocket launches and a nuclear test that would target the United States, dramatically stepping up its threats against a country it called its "sworn enemy".
"We are not disguising the fact that the various satellites and long-range rockets that we will fire and the high-level nuclear test we will carry out are targeted at the United States," said the North's state-run television KRT, quoting a statement from North Korea's National Defence Commission.
The announcement by the country's top military body came a day after the United Nations Security Council agreed a U.S.-backed resolution to censure and sanction the country for a rocket launch in December that breached U.N. rules.
North Korea says nuclear tests aimed at U.S. (0:34)
Jan. 24 - North Korea says further rocket launches and a nuclear test will be targeting the United States. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). ( Transcript )