U.N. council slams N. Korea for nuclear blast, vows action
Posted: February 13, 2013 at 5:44 a.m.
A united U.N. Security Council strongly condemned North Korea’s nuclear test and pledged further action Tuesday, calling Pyongyang’s latest defiant act “a clear threat to international peace and security.” All 15 council members, including North Korea’s closest ally China, approved the press statement hours after the latest underground test. The statement called the atomic blast a “grave violation ” of three U.N. resolutions that ban North Korea from conducting nuclear or missile tests.
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