Speaking at the Harvard Kennedy School in Massachusetts, Ban said the international community must maintain the pressure of sanctions on North Korea to stop its advancing nuclear and missile threats.
The US military has started moving parts of the controversial THAAD anti-missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea.
South Korea's Yonhap News Agency says the North appears to have deployed a large number of long-range artillery units in the region of Wonsan on its east coast.
The US military is reportedly considering plans to potentially shoot down future North Korean missile tests amid North Korean threats of nuclear war.
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South Korea reacted to the North’s failed missile launch on Sunday by threatening punitive action if such action is repeated, or leads to further provocation such as a nuclear test or a long-range mis
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