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UN Security Council’s Meeting on N.Korea to Take Place Wednesday – US Mission

© REUTERS / Lucas JacksonMembers of the United Nations Security Council
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The UN Security Council will have an emergency meeting later on Wednesday at 3 p.m. [19:00 GMT] in order to discuss the latest North Korea’s missile launch, the US mission to the United Nations said Wednesday.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks on issues related to visas and travel after US President Donald Trump signed a new travel ban order in Washington, US on March 6, 2017. - Sputnik International
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UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — According to the US mission, the meeting was called by Washington, Tokyo and Seoul.

North Korea announced  on Tuesday that it had successfully launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong-14, at 00:30 GMT. It said the missile traveled 580 miles and reached an altitude of 1,740 miles during its 39-minute flight before "accurately hitting the target waters" in the Sea of Japan.

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