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Tue 12 Feb 2013

UN Security Council holds emergency meeting over N Korea nuclear test


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 MinisterĀ Kim Sung-hwan would address the media in New York after the meeting.

The United States, South Korea and several European members of the councilĀ 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". - U.N. Security Council to meet Tuesday on North Korea's nucle

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