Posted at: 02/12/2013 7:15 AM
World Reacts to North Korea Nuclear Test
UNDATED (AP) - The world is responding to North Korea's latest nuclear test.
NATO is calling today's test "irresponsible" and a flagrant violation of U.N. Security council actions, and the Security Council will hold an emergency meeting this morning. President Barack Obama calls North Korea's action a "highly provocative act" that threatens U.S. security and international peace.
North Korea's Foreign Ministry says its test is merely its "first response" to what it calls U.S. threats.
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