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N. Korea scraps peace pacts as sanctions toughened | Global Post

An enraged North Korea responded to new UN sanctions with fresh threats of nuclear war Friday, vowing to scrap peace pacts with South Korea as it upped the ante yet again after its recent atomic test.

Pyongyang is renowned for its bellicose rhetoric, but the tone has reached a frenzied pitch in recent days, fuelling concerns of a border clash with both North and South planning major military exercises next week.

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