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'S Korea won't tolerate nuclear-armed North'

South Korea says it will not tolerate a nuclear-armed North in its first formal reaction to North Korea's nuclear test.

india Updated: Oct 09, 2006 11:55 IST

South Korea, in its first formal reaction to North Korea's announced nuclear test, said on Monday it would deal "sternly" with the issue and would not tolerate a nuclear-armed North.

"Our government will sternly deal with this in accordance with the principle that it will not tolerate North Korea's possession of nuclear weapons," said a statement read by presidential spokesman Yoon Tae-Young.