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    Russian Envoy Calls on UNSC to Condemn Latest North Korea’s Nuclear Test

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    The United Nations Security Council must condemn the latest N.Korea’s nuclear test and to discuss future steps on the issue, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said Friday.

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — The question of sanctions may be discussed in the future, he added.

    “I think we should condemn it first of all. And then we’ll see what’s next,” Churkin told journalists.

    Pyongyang confirmed earlier in the day that it had tested a nuclear warhead at its northeastern nuclear test site. The experiment was its fifth nuclear test and the largest ever performed by North Korea. The UNSC is expected to discuss the latest nuclear test by North Korea during a closed meeting on Friday.
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