Friday, January 25, 2013

U.S. And China Put Pressure On North Korea To Stop Issuing Threats

North Korea Defiant In Face Of US, China Pressure -- Ahram Online/AFP

Pyongyang describes the newly-imposed UN sanctions as a "declaration of war" despite US pressures for halting the country's nuclear activities

North Korea threatened the South on Friday and said sanctions passed this week were a "declaration of war", even as China and the US sought to pressure Pyongyang into backing down on a planned nuclear test.

In the latest in a series of bellicose warnings from Pyongyang sparked by a tightening of UN sanctions, the North's top body for inter-Korean affairs threatened the South with unspecified with "physical counter-measures".

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More News On U.S. - China Unity Over North Korea

US envoy says US and China agree that a North Korea nuclear test will be a set-back -- Washington Post/AP
US: US, China Oppose North Korea Nuclear Test -- AP
US envoy: 'Very strong consensus' with China on N. Korea -- AFP
US, China Reach Strong Agreement on North Korea -- Novonite
US and China come together over defiant North Korea -- The Telegraph
North Korea's Newest Threats Irk Its Main Ally China -- ABC News
US, China put pressure on N Korea
-- The Australian
China talks tough over N. Korea nuclear test -- Herald Sun
China may axe North Korea aid -- The Australian
China calls for talks after North Korean threat - L.A. Times
China Urges Resumption of Six-Party Talks -- Voice of America
China repeats call for calm in North Korea dispute -- Reuters

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