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UN Security Council to meet on North Korean test

  • Associated Press
  • February 19, 2013 - 12:28 AM

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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