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N.Korea 'may stage multiple nuclear tests'

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South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak believes North Korea could detonate multiple devices when it goes ahead with a nuclear test expected in the coming weeks or even days. 

South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak attends an East Asian Summit meeting in Phnom Penh on November 20, 2012. Lee believes North Korea could detonate multiple devices when it goes ahead with a nuclear test expected in the coming weeks or even days.

In an interview published Tuesday in the Chosun Ilbo daily, the outgoing president also acknowledged the huge challenge the international community faces in seeking to wean Pyongyang off its nuclear weapons programme.

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