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North Korea on Sunday calling the new UN sanctions against it a quote, hostile act, vowing to press on with its nuclear weapons program without delay.>>
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> The foreign ministry of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea strongly condemns, and fully rejects the UN Security Council's new campaign of sanctions as it is a crafty, hostile act.
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Whatever sanctions and pressure may follow, we will not step back from the road to build up our nuclear forces.>> Last week the UN Security Council added 14 citizens and 4 entities to its blacklist, which bands travel and freezes assets of those sanctioned. The move a response to continued missile test by the hermit kingdom.
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And the first sanctions resolutions agreed to by the United States and China since President Trump took office. Michelle Nichols is Reuters United Nations correspondent.>> The United States has convinced China to agree to these minimum sanctions measure on North Korea. And they've convinced them to do it in public to send a message to Pyongyang, about the council's unhappiness over its repeated ballistic missile tests.
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But diplomats have said that China is unlikely to agree to anything much stronger unless Pyongyang carries out another nuclear test or a long range ballistic missile test.>> North Korea is threatening a sixth nuclear test, it has launched several ballistic missiles in the last few weeks. Many of them splashing down in the Sea of Japan.
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On Sunday the western Japanese town of Abu held an evacuation drill with a simulated North Korean missile attack. As more towns take further steps to brace for what they hope will never happen.