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North Korea's recent nuclear-weapons test constitutes provocative, destabilizing activity for the region and the globe and demands strong condemnation from the international community. Every effort must be made to keep North Korea's nuclear ambitions in check. But too often outside policymakers and observers seem to overlook the simple fact that the current standoff is in part a result of an unsustainable nuclear-weapons regime that perpetuates a double standard between states that have nuclear weapons and those that do not.
Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion used Twitter to express Canada's outrage about the news out of North Korea.
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"True peace and security do not happen as a result of humiliation-laden entreaties or conciliatory meetings."
The country is calling on Canada to apologize for the actions of a jailed Toronto pastor.
Relatives said he's been there more than 100 times.
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All eyes would be on Beijing. North Korea's frequent provocations to help secure political concessions, and often financial and food aid too, are no longer having the effect they used to. Having all been burnt once too often in the past, Seoul, Tokyo and Washington are not in mood to play such games. And crucially for Pyongyang, neither, it seems, is Beijing.
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