DPRK requests meeting of UN Security Council
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea has requested a UN Security Council meeting over the massive military drills being held by the US and South Korea.
The DPRK's UN ambassador Ja Song Nam said the exercises are aggressive, and are directed at his country. He urged the Security Council to address the issue to help maintain peace and security.
The joint drills are the biggest ever, involving three hundred thousand South Korea troops and at least 17,000 US forces.