US, Japan call for emergency UN Security Council meeting on North Korea

AFP , Wednesday 3 Aug 2016

The United States and Japan will ask the UN Security Council to hold an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss Pyongyang's launch of a ballistic missile that landed in Japanese-controlled waters, US Ambassador Samantha Power said.

"We expect to be calling an emergency meeting of the Security Council for later this afternoon, with our Japanese colleagues," Power told reporters.

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