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S. Korea welcomes new UN sanctions on North

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South Korea on Wednesday welcomed fresh UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea and warned Pyongyang against ignoring demands to scrap its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes. 

Soldiers watch a television broadcast of the North Korean rocket launch in Seoul on December 11, 2012. South Korea on Wednesday welcomed fresh UN sanctions on North Korea and warned Pyongyang against ignoring demands to scrap its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes.

The 15-nation council meeting in New York unanimously adopted Tuesday a resolution that "condemned" North Korea's rocket launch last month and threatened "significant action" if it stages a new nuclear test.

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