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North Korea faces sanctions for third nuclear test

UNITED NATIONS — The world moved closer Tuesday to punishing North Korea for its latest nuclear test as the United States introduced a draft resolution, backed by China, with new sanctions aimed at reining in Pyongyang’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs and preventing their export to other countries.

In response, Pyongyang threatened to cancel the 1953 cease-fire that ended the Korean War.

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