US delays missile test to avoid stoking N. Korea tensions

April 7, 2013 03:01

WASHINGTON- The United States has decided to delay a long-planned missile test scheduled for next week out of California "to avoid any misperception or miscalculation," given tensions with North Korea, a senior US defense official said on Saturday.

"This is the logical, prudent, and responsible course of action to take," the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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