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UN holds emergency meeting on DPRK missile launch

NHK reported that the UN Security Council convened an emergency session on Monday regarding North Korea’s test-launch of a ballistic missile a day earlier. Following the informal meeting, 11 UN member states, including the United States, the UK, Japan, and South Korea, issued a joint statement condemning the latest provocation as a violation of several Security Council resolutions. “We are calling for North Korea to ease the regional tension and choose the path of diplomacy that leads to global peace and security,” said the statement.

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