North Korea informed China, U.S. of nuclear test - Yonhap

SEOUL Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:28am IST

A North Korean soldier films military vehicles carrying missiles during a parade to commemorate the 65th anniversary of founding of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang October 10, 2010. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/Files

A North Korean soldier films military vehicles carrying missiles during a parade to commemorate the 65th anniversary of founding of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang October 10, 2010.

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SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea informed Beijing and Washington of its plans to undertake a nuclear test, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

Yonhap, citing an unnamed South Korean official, said the warning had been given on Monday to both capitals.

(Reporting by David Chance; Editing by Michael Perry)

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