Blinken says North Korea risks further isolation after Japan missile incident

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken attends a meeting to review cooperation on security, trade and climate change issues, at the headquarters of the Colombian Presidency, in Bogota, Colombia October 3, 2022. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/Pool

SANTIAGO, Oct 5 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday warned that North Korea risked further condemnation and isolation from the international community if it continued its "provocations" after Pyongyang flew a missile over Japan on Tuesday.

"I think what we're seeing is that if they continue down this road, it will only increase condemnation, increase the isolation, increase the steps that are taken in response to their actions," he said at a press conference in Chile.

Reporting by Humeyra Pamuk, Writing by Sarah Morland

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