UN Security Council to meet on NKorea Monday: Japan

UNITED NATIONS, May 25, 2009 (AFP) - The UN Security Council will meet on Monday to discuss North Korea's claim of a nuclear test, the Japanese UN mission said.

"The time of the urgent meeting is planned tomorrow afternoon," the mission said in a statement released late Sunday in New York.

The meeting was requested by Japan's UN Ambassador Yukio Takasu following a North Korean claim that it had conducted a nuclear test.

People read extra editions of newspapers reporting an underground nuclear test by North Korea on May 25, 2009 in Tokyo (AFP photo)

Source: AFP

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