Monday, 4 July, 2022
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N Korea ‘ready for nuclear test’

SEOUL: North Korea is poised to conduct a nuclear test, Seoul and Washington said Thursday, with the United States warning it could come as President Joe Biden visits South Korea this week, reports AFP.

Touted as proof of the US "pivot" to Asia, Biden's first trip as president to the region looks set to be overshadowed by an increasingly belligerent North Korea bent on staging a new "provocation".