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North Korea warns UN Security Council not to discuss human rights

UNITED NATIONS: North Korea warned the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday (Dec 4) 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 UN 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 human rights abuses in North Korea.

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Kim wrote that such a meeting would be an "act of conniving at and siding with the US hostRead More – Source

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