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UN Security Council to meet on North Korean test

world Updated: Feb 12, 2013 12:06 IST
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The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on North Korea's nuclear test on Tuesday morning.

South Korea's UN Mission informed reporters early Tuesday that the closed-door meeting will begin at 9 am (1400 GMT).

South Korea joined the Security Council in January for a 2-year term and currently holds the council's rotating presidency.

South Korea's Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan is in New York to preside over a council meeting scheduled to begin at 10 am (1500 GMT) on the protection of civilians in armed conflicts.