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France’s Hollande condemns North Korean nuclear test

French President Francois Hollande has spoken out condemning North Korea for its third nuclear test today. — Reuters picFrench President Francois Hollande has spoken out condemning North Korea for its third nuclear test today. — Reuters picPARIS, Feb 12 — French President Francois Hollande strongly condemned North Korea’s carrying out of a third nuclear test today and said it was working with its United Nations Security Council partners on a firm response.

“France demands again that North Korea conform without delay to its international obligations and begin a complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantlement of its nuclear and ballistic programme,” Hollande said in a statement.

He said North Korea must refrain from any further action that could increase tensions in the region. — Reuters

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