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Tension over N Korea rocket launch

North Korea's premier, Kim Yong-il, has arrived in China for talks, as tensions grow over North Korea's planned rocket launch.

South Korea and the US say Pyongyang may be preparing to test-fire a long-range missile and have warned it against the launch planned for April.

The North insists it is preparing to send up a communications satellite.

John Sudworth reports from Seoul.


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