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North Korea 'ready for combat'

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SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea repeated threats on Tuesday to target US military bases as Washington and its allies tightened economic sanctions against the isolated country by targeting Pyongyang's main foreign exchange bank with new measures. 

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un talks with soldiers of the Korean People's Army (KPA) taking part in war games on Tuesday. (Reuters photo)

The rhetoric from North Korea - which has threatened the United States with nuclear war and rehearsed drone attacks on South Korea - and Washington's hardening reaction, drew more concern from China, Pyongyang's only major ally, which said the situation was "sensitive".

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