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U.N. Security Council Tries to Diffuse Korea Tensions

During more than five hours of closed-door negotiations, the diplomats said Russia showed “flexibility” on a compromise text that included a condemnation of North Korea. But China refused to agree to any condemnation of the North and even opposed including the name of Yeonpyeong Island, insisting that the statement refer to events of Nov. 23, the diplomats said. Continue reading

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