UN Security Council to meet on North Korean test


South Korean Ambassador Kim Sook, left, speaks to Chinese Ambassador Li Baodong, center and Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin during a Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

UNITED NATIONS— The U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on North Korea’s nuclear test on Tuesday morning.

South Korea’s U.N. Mission informed reporters early Tuesday that the closed-door meeting will begin at 9 a.m. (1400 GMT). South Korea joined the Security Council in January for a 2-year term and currently holds the council’s rotating presidency.

South Korea’s Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan is in New York to preside over a council meeting scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. (1500 GMT) on the protection of civilians in armed conflicts.

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_U62PHGMKO4RK7BLMC4ACA4EG5A EREC

    GO GO GO NORTH KOREA FOR YOUR OWN SECURITY SAKE….. NOT LIKE MY BELOVE COUNTRY JUST DEPENDENT WITH OTHER COUNTRY HELP IN MILITARY ARMAMENTS, even just kilometers sea boundary & our self integrety in capable to secured ownership.

    • mg_harrier

      ano sabi mo,tagalogin mo na lang kasi..TH ka masyado sa pagiingles!!

  • Rio Legaspi

    United Nations and Americas indifference toward North Korea will surely pay its price sooner. Unless they decide with firmness and dedication, because if not sooner they cannot tame the situation and it is too late. The scenario is: United Nations Resolution leading to so many sanction will not stop North Korea because someone is behind them. So this is the moment of truth, after all in the end it will be the same way. This scenario will not be achieved by negotiation.

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