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UN Security Council to meet over N. Korea rocket launch

Published on Dec 12, 2012 11:07 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - The UN Security Council will meet on Wednesday (Thursday Singapore time) to discuss North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket in defiance of threats of sanctions, a Western diplomat said.

"The Japanese and the Americans have requested a Security Council meeting, which will take place late Wednesday morning" around 11am, the diplomat said.