'SKorea calls emergency meeting on NKorea rocket'

South Korea's president called an emergency meeting of his National Security Council on Sunday, a spokeswoman said, amid media reports that a rocket launch by North Korea was imminent.

world Updated: Apr 05, 2009 07:43 IST
AFP

South Korea's president called an emergency meeting of his National Security Council on Sunday, a spokeswoman said, amid media reports that a rocket launch by North Korea was imminent.

President Lee Myung-Bak ordered the meeting of top security officials for 11 am (0200 GMT) to discuss the planned launch, the spokeswoman said, without elaborating.

First Published: Apr 05, 2009 07:43 IST