Security Council meets on North Korea tests without action

United Nations (United States) (AFP) – The UN Security Council on Tuesday met to discuss North Korea’s latest missile launches but did not take any immediate action, although the United States said the world body was considering new measures. No statement came from the Security Council or from the European nations after the half-hour, closed-door meeting, a contrast with a year ago when five European nations condemned earlier tests as “provocative.” A diplomat said there were “concerns expressed by a majority of members” during Tuesday’s meeting and renewed calls for denuclearization, although…

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