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N Korea holds first missile test since Trump's election

Washington to make calibrated response to avoid escalating tensions: official

A television screen at a railway station in Seoul showing file footage of North Korea's missile launch on Sunday. A US official said the Trump administration had been expecting a North Korean "provocation" soon after taking office.


NORTH Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea early on Sunday, the first such test since US President Donald Trump was elected, and his administration indicated that Washington would have a calibrated response to avoid escalating tensions.

The test was likely to have...

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