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U.N. Security Council Condemns North Korea Launch

HeadlineFeb 08, 2016

The U.N. Security Council has condemned North Korea’s launch of what North Korea claims was a satellite on Sunday. The launch is widely seen as a cover for testing ballistic missile technology, a violation of U.N. sanctions. Last month North Korea tested what it claimed was a hydrogen bomb. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power vowed to back “serious consequences.”

Samantha Power: “Each of these illegal actions requires a robust response. Because of the DPRK’s decisions and actions, we will ensure that the Security Council imposes serious consequences. DPRK’s latest transgressions require our response to be even firmer.”

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