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North Korea is prepared to launch a controversial satellite “at any time,” the country’s ambassador to Britain said Wednesday.

Hyon Hak Bong told an audience in London that North Korea is ready to launch the satellite — suspected by the international community to be a ballistic missile test — despite the threat of increased sanctions.

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