UN Security Council condemns North Korean rocket launch

The United Nations Security Council has condemned the North Korean rocket launch.

Earlier today the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon deplored the launch and expressed concern that it could have a negative impact on peace and security in the region.

The UN Security Council are in talks on how to respond and say action will be taken if further launches take place in North Korea

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North Koreans celebrate launch

Thousands of people have rallied in the North Korean capital Pyong Yang to celebrate a long range rocket launch by the country earlier this week. The United Nations Security Council has condemned North Korea for the launch.