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N.Korea says sanctions will boost its nuclear deterrent

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North Korea said that UN sanctions would only make its nuclear and missile programmes stronger, with the foreign ministry hinting at further nuclear tests to come. 

This picture taken by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on March 7, 2013 shows leader Kim Jong-Un waving to soldiers from a wooden boat. North Korea says that UN sanctions will only make its nuclear and missile programmes stronger, with the foreign ministry hinting at further nuclear tests to come.

In a statement carried by state media on Saturday, the ministry said the latest sanctions, which Pyongyang "totally rejects", would only lead the country to reinforce its status "as a nuclear weapons state and satellite launcher".

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