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North Korea defiant over U.N. sanctions as Trump says tougher steps needed

September 13, 2017 2:55 AM
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SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea remained defiant over new U.N. sanctions imposed for its latest nuclear test, vowing on Wednesday to redouble efforts to fight off what it said was the threat of a U.S. invasion.

U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday’s sanctions unanimously agreed by the 15-member U.N. Security Council were but a small step of what is ultimately needed to rein in Pyongyang over its weapons programmes.

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