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HIROSHI MINEGISHI, Nikkei staff writer January 29, 2016 07:00 JST | North Korea
SEOUL -- North Korea may be preparing to fire a long-range missile in another round of brinksmanship as the U.S. and China discuss sanctions in response to the Jan. 6 nuclear test.
Pyongyang finished renovations on its Tongchang-ri missile site last year, including upgrading a 50-meter launch tower to 70 meters for greater range, according to multiple sources.
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