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North Korea warns U.N. Security Council not to discuss rights


FILE PHOTO: North Korean ambassador to the United Nations Kim Song speaks during a news conference in New York, U.S., October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea warned the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday that any discussion by the body of the country’s human rights situation would be a “serious provocation” and Pyongyang would “respond strongly.”

The warning came in a letter from North Korea’s U.N. ambassador, Kim Song, which was seen by Reuters. Diplomats said several members of the 15-member council are planning to request a meeting this month on ...


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