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UNSC planning session after N Korea's latest missile launch: Seoul

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has planned to convene a session in response to North Korea's latest projectile launch, a South Korean government official said on Monday

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The UN Security Council (UNSC) has planned to convene a session in response to North Korea's latest projectile launch, a South Korean government official said on Monday.

It would be the second meeting of the in about a week in connection with such a move by the North, reports Yonhap News Agency.

Regarding the North's test-launch of an apparent on March 5, some members of the influential panel have requested closed-door discussions, and the meeting is scheduled to open on Monday morning (New York time), according to the Foreign Ministry official.

"Our government is in close communication with major members of the Security Council including the US," the official added.

The North lobbed what appears to be a medium-range (MRBM) into the East Sea on March in its ninth show of force this year alone, the South's military said.

The following day, Pyongyang's state media reported that the nation's defense science authorities have conducted "another important test under the plan of developing a reconnaissance satellite".

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First Published: Mon, March 07 2022. 11:23 IST

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