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Biden Says U.S. Will Respond to Escalation from North Korea After Ballistic Missile Test

HeadlineMar 26, 2021

President Biden said the U.S. would respond to any escalation from North Korea, after it launched two short-range ballistic missiles off its eastern coast Thursday. It was North Korea’s first such launch since Biden took office, and defies a U.N. Security Council ban. Biden also said he is open to diplomacy with North Korea, conditioned on denuclearization.

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