UNITED NATIONS, United States: The United States, Britain, France and six other countries on Friday (Saturday in Manila) requested a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on human rights abuses in North Korea, which is already under fire for its missile and nuclear tests.
The meeting, expected to be held on December 11, will mark the fourth time since 2014 that the council holds an annual meeting on North Korea’s dismal rights record.
Italy, Japan, Senegal, Sweden, Ukraine and Uruguay joined the three permanent council members in requesting the meeting, according to a letter seen by Agence France-Presse.
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Source: The Manila Times