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The U.N. Security Council is slated to hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday afternoon over North Korea’s latest missile launches following a request made by the United States and Japan, diplomats said.

“Confronted with the threat of proliferation, we consider that weakness is not an option and based on all this we favor a quick and firm reaction of the Security Council,” said Francois Delattre, U.N. ambassador of France, the rotating council president of the month.

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