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US Threatens “Severe Consequences” For More North Korea Provocations

North Korea has been deliberately provoking both South Korea and the West for some time now, but the provocations have reached new heights in the years since young ruler Kim Jong Un took the helm of the despotic nuclear power after his father died in 2011.

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In its latest pathetic efforts to garner attention, Pyongyang has announced it will restart the closed-down Yongbyon nuclear reactor, which can produce plutonium that can be used in nuclear weapons. The North Korean government has also recently threatened to launch a long-range rocket, basically a test of ballistic missile its technology.

According to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, North Korea will face “severe consequences” if the rogue state continues with its announced decision to restart the Yongbyon nuclear reactor.

When asked if the U.S. could credibly ask North Korea to stop its development of nukes after making a deal to allow Iran’s nuclear program to continue, Kerry replied unequivocally yes.

Even further diplomatic and economic isolation for North...