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UN's Ban alarmed by N. Korea missile claim

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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday described North Korea's boast that it has missiles capable of reaching the US mainland as "alarming" and warned it would increase tension in the region. 

UN General Secretary Ban Ki-Moon poses in Paris. Ban described North Korea's boast that it has missiles capable of reaching the US mainland as "alarming" and warned it would increase tension in the region.

Ban, a former foreign minister of South Korea, admitted he had no way of knowing if the claim issued by North Korea earlier on Tuesday was credible.

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