North Korean nuclear programme a 'major challenge': Kerry

North Korea’s nuclear programme is a “major challenge to global security”, US Secretary of State John Kerry told his Chinese counterpart Wednesday, urging Beijing to increase pressure following its wayward neighbour’s latest atomic test. The North’s pursuit of atomic weapons is “one of the most important issues for the security of the United States of America”, the top US diplomat told Wang Yi on the last stop of his Asian tour.

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