PH protest vs rocket launch tackled in Asean summit

The Philippine government’s diplomatic protest against the planned rocket launch by North Korea will be tackled at the summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) members. The 2-day meeting in Cambodia starts Monday, April 2. The US and other nations have previously said the planned launch is a disguised missile test and would breach a United Nations ban on missile launches by North Korea. A top US diplomat has previously said that debris from the launch are expected to land off the Philippines. President Aquino will attend the Asean meeting.

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