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White House urges North Korea end ‘provocations’

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The White House urged North Korea to refrain from further “provocations” on Tuesday after North Korea fired what South Korea described as a submarine-launched ballistic missile.

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White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the US remained open to engaging diplomatically with North Korea over its weapons programs, a prospect that Pyongyang so far has rejected.

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