The assembly on North Korea was requested by Britain and the US, sources mentioned. (File)

United Nations: The UN Safety Council will maintain an emergency closed-door assembly on North Korea on Wednesday, diplomats instructed AFP as state media reported that Pyongyang had efficiently examined a “new kind” of ballistic missile launched from a submarine.

The session, which will likely be held within the afternoon, was requested by Britain and the USA, the identical sources mentioned.

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