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Monday, 03 December 2012 - 18:20
Russia urges North Korea to reconsider rocket launch
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Russia strongly urged North Korea to reconsider its plan to launch a rocket later this month, saying Moscow regretted the move.

North Korea announced on Saturday that it would carry out its second long-range rocket launch this year between December 10th and 22nd .

Pyongyang insists it is a purely "peaceful, scientific" mission aimed at placing a polar-orbiting earth observation satellite in orbit.

But Russia said the launch would violate UN Security Council resolution 1874 which "unambiguously" prohibits Pyongyang from carrying out ballistic missile launches.

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