Japan rounds out UN Security Council term as president for meeting on N Korea’s missile launch

With one month of its two-year UN Security Council term remaining, Japan took up the rotating presidency on Friday ahead of a series of meetings to discuss the situation in North Korea.
On December 15, a ministerial-level meeting is expected to be held on the North’s non-proliferation activities, which is to be presided over by Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Japanese Ambassador to the United Nations Koro Bessho explained.
Among the high-ranking officials who are expected to…