Obama: N.Korea will deepen isolation with provocative acts

April 30, 2012 21:52

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama warned North Korea on Monday that further "provocative acts" would deepen its isolation, amid concern the country will soon conduct a nuclear test, and said that it could no longer get the world to "purchase" its good behavior.

Obama told a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda that he could not anticipate what Pyongyang would do in the future, but Noda said separately that he thought there was a great possibly of such a test.

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