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N. Korean Diplomat to Address UN Rights Council, Seoul Official Says

A South Korean Foreign Ministry official said Tuesday that North Korea would dispatch its top diplomat to a high-level U.N. human rights meeting next week, in an apparent attempt to counter international criticism of the country’s human rights record. The South Korean official, who asked not to be identified, told the VOA Korean service that North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong was expected to speak at next month's meeting of the U.N. Human Rights Council. Ri would be the first...

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