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South Korea: President Moon heads National Security Council meeting after Pyongyang’s missile test over Japan01:40

South Korea: President Moon heads National Security Council meeting after Pyongyang’s missile test over Japan

Korea, Republic of, Seoul
September 15, 2017 at 03:35 GMT -00:00 · Published

South Korean President Moon Jae-in held an urgent National Security Council meeting in response to the firing of a ballistic missile over Japan by North Korea, in Seoul, Friday.

The missile launch comes a day after new sanctions against North Korea were approved by the UN Security council that seeks to cap and limit oil exports to the state in a bid to exert pressure to end its nuclear program.

Tensions on the Korean peninsula have been rising in recent months between the USA and North Korea, with the latter threatening to strike at the US pacific territory of Guam.

South Korea: President Moon heads National Security Council meeting after Pyongyang’s missile test over Japan01:40
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in held an urgent National Security Council meeting in response to the firing of a ballistic missile over Japan by North Korea, in Seoul, Friday.

The missile launch comes a day after new sanctions against North Korea were approved by the UN Security council that seeks to cap and limit oil exports to the state in a bid to exert pressure to end its nuclear program.

Tensions on the Korean peninsula have been rising in recent months between the USA and North Korea, with the latter threatening to strike at the US pacific territory of Guam.

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