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7/15/06

N. Korea Rejects U.N. Resolution, Vows To Continue Tests

North Korea said Saturday that it "totally rejects" a U.N. resolution imposing sanctions for its recent missile tests, and vowed to continue the launches to bolster its self-defense.

North Korea's U.N. Ambassador Pak Gil Yon accused the U.N. Security Council of trying to isolate his country, known officially as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or DPRK.

"The delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea resolutely condemns the attempt of some countries to misuse the Security Council for the despicable political aim to isolate and put pressure on the DPRK and totally rejects the resolution which was adopted at the current meeting of the Security Council," he said.

The Korean People's Army "will go on with missile launch exercises as part of its efforts to bolster deterrent for self-defense in the future, too," he said.

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