South Korea calls for tough sanctions response to North Korea nuclear test

Ko Yun-hwa, Administrator of Korea Meteorological Administration, points at where seismic waves observed in South Korea came from, during a media briefing at Korea Meteorological Administration in SeouBy Jack Kim and Patricia Zengerle SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – South Korea warned North Korea on Wednesday that the United States and its allies were working on sanctions to inflict “bone-numbing pain” after its latest nuclear test, and called on China to do its part to rein in its isolated neighbor. The U.S. House of Representatives voted nearly unanimously late on Tuesday to pass legislation to broaden sanctions on the North’s nuclear program.

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