Clinton: There will be consequences for North Korea

There will be consequences for North Korea's decision to test a nuclear weapon, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today.

The international community must "reign in the North Koreans" and force them to honor their obligations under international law, Clinton said at a press conference today.

"North Korea has made a choice," she said. "It has chosen to violate the specific language of the U.N. Security Council resolution, [resolution] 1718. It has ignored the international community. It has abrogated the obligations it entered into through the six party talks, and it continues to act in a provocative and belligerent manner towards its neighbors.

"There are consequences to such actions. In the United Nations as we speak, discussion are going on to add to the consequences that North Korea will face coming out of the latest behavior, with the intent to try to reign in the North Koreans, and get them back into a framework where they are once again fulfilling their obligation and moving toward denuclearization of the Korean peninsula."

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