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Germany condemns N. Korea test, wants new sanctions

February 12, 2013

A defaced portrait of North Korea leader Kim Jong-un is seen during a rally against North Korea's nuclear test near the US embassy in central Seoul February 12, 2013. — Reuters picA defaced portrait of North Korea leader Kim Jong-un is seen during a rally against North Korea's nuclear test near the US embassy in central Seoul February 12, 2013. — Reuters picBERLIN, Feb 12 — German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle strongly condemned North Korea’s third nuclear test today and said the international community should consider further sanctions against Pyongyang.

“Foreign Minister Westerwelle strongly condemns the nuclear test in North Korea as another gross violation of UN Security Council resolutions,” the foreign ministry said in a statement.

“The international community must respond with a clear stance to this fresh provocation. Further sanctions against the regime in Pyongyang must be considered,” it said. — Reuters

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