North Korea's ruling party has called for the staging of a "high-intensity" action and further long-range rocket launches, state media reported on Tuesday, ahead of an expected nuclear test.
A Chinese paramilitary policeman marches past photos of North Korea's recent rocket launch on display outside the North Korean embassy in Beijing, on February 6, 2013. North Korea, which is widely expected to carry out a nuclear test any day now, has vowed to stage a "high intensity" action and pursue long-range rocket launches, state media said on Tuesday.
The report on a meeting of the Korean Workers' Party politburo made no specific reference to a nuclear detonation, which some analysts are now suggesting may not be as imminent as initially believed.
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