UN Security Council meets on North Korea’s nuclear test

May 26th, 2009 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS  

New York, May 26 (DPA) The UN Security Council held an emergency meeting Monday to discuss the new challenge presented by North Korea’s testing of a nuclear device.
The 15-nation council met in a closed-door session after the council’s five permanent members - the US, Russia, China, Britain and France - along with Japan and South Korea held a separate meeting to consider action against the Pyongyang government.

Diplomats said the council most likely would issue a statement on the event.

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