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Japan says to make firm response to N. Korea's nuclear test | Reuters

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday the nation would make a firm response to North Korea's challenge against nuclear non-proliferation, calling its latest nuclear test a threat to Japan's security.

Abe, speaking to reporters, said Japan absolutely could not tolerate North Korea's nuclear testing.

North Korea said it had successfully conducted a test of a miniaturised hydrogen nuclear device on Wednesday morning.

(Reporting by Takashi Umekawa, writing by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Raju Gopalakrishnan)

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Published Date: Jan 06, 2016 10:48 AM | Updated Date: Jan 06, 2016 10:48 AM

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