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N.Korea says unable to protect embassies in case of conflict

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North Korea on Friday warned foreign embassies in Pyongyang it was unable to guarantee their safety in the event of conflict and that they should consider evacuating missions by next week amid soaring nuclear tensions. 

South Korean soldiers man a cannon at a military training field in the border city of Paju on April 5, 2013.

European countries with embassies in Pyongyang, such as Britain and Russia, reported receiving the warning as an increasingly bellicose North Korea moved two mid-range missiles to its east coast.

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