Australia warns N. Korea harshly against nuke test

October 4, 2006 08:27

Australia warned North Korea on Wednesday that it would face "severe consequences" if it tested a nuclear weapon. North Korean Ambassador Chon Jae-hong was summoned to meet senior Australian officials on Wednesday and "was warned in the strongest possible terms of the severe consequences should North Korea conduct a nuclear test," Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said in a statement. He didn't elaborate.

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