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S. Korea and U.S. to push for UNSC sanctions if N. Korea conducts nuclear test: FM
Updated: 2022-06-15 08:01:33 KST
South Korea's top diplomat says, Seoul and Washington will push for fresh UN Security Council sanctions against Pyeongyang, should the regime conduct its seventh nuclear test.
Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Park Jin said that he and his American counterpart agreed on the need for a stronger response to North Korea's continued provocations.
Park also reiterated that the allies are still open to dialogue with the North.
Meanwhile, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Colin Kahl said on Tuesday that Washington has not yet made a final decision on how to respond to any future North Korean nuclear test. but adjustments will be done in consultation with Seoul and Tokyo.
The comments come a day after America's top diplomat warned of adjustments to the U.S. military posture.
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