Foreign Minister Hirofumi Nakasone and South Korean counterpart Yu Myung Hwan agreed Thursday to take North Korea’s latest threats in stride, saying members of the six-party denuclearization talks should continue to focus on defanging the hermit state.

During their meeting in Tokyo, Nakasone said the U.N. Security Council’s statement against North Korea’s rocket launch expressed the “unified voice of the international community against the act.”

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