Saturday, August 19, 2006

North Korea Planning Nuclear Test?

N. Korea Watched for Possible Nuke Test

The Associated Press
Friday, August 18, 2006

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea said Friday it is continuing to monitor North Korea, but declined to confirm or deny a report citing alleged evidence that the communist nation is preparing for an underground nuclear test.

"We are monitoring movements in North Korea in preparation for any possibility of a nuclear test," Lee Yong-joon, head of the South Korean Foreign Ministry's task force on the North Korea nuclear issue, told The Associated Press. He declined to comment directly on the report about a possible test, citing protocol.

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