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Tue 12 Feb 2013

UN Security Council holds emergency meeting over N Korea nuclear test

  • By Mohammed Sheriff and 1 other
  • Laast Update: 2 years ago
  • United Nations Headquarters, New York, New York, United States

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The United Nations Security Council holds an emergency meeting to discuss North Korea's latest underground nuclear test.

South Korea, currently holding the chair at the council, called for the meeting and announced that the country's Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan would address the media in New York after the meeting.

The United States, South Korea and several European members of the council are likely to call for tighter sanctions to be placed on Pyongyang over the test, which UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon described as "deplorable".

uk.reuters.com - U.N. Security Council to meet Tuesday on North Korea's nucle

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