S Korea to brief UN Security Council members on warship sinking

15:24, June 09, 2010      

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South Korean naval ship, the Cheonan, sinks near South Korea's Baeknyeong Island, close to DPRK, in the western waters on Saturday, March 27, 2010. (Xinhua/Reuters File Photo)

A team of investigators will brief members of the U.N. Security Council on the sinking of a South Korean warship that a multinational probe said was a work of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the foreign ministry said Wednesday.

The move comes as Seoul, in an attempt to muster up global support for punishing the culprit, began a formal process of referring the incident to the Council.

About ten investigators who participated in the probe will join the briefing, which will not be made public, according to the ministry. The request was made by Mexico, which currently assumes the Council's presidency.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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