North Korea issues shipping warning for satellite launch: IMO

North Korea on Tuesday issued a shipping warning for a satellite launch, confirming speculation that it is preparing a long-range rocket launch in violation of UN resolutions.

Seoul: North Korea on Tuesday issued a shipping warning for a satellite launch, confirming speculation that it is preparing a long-range rocket launch in violation of UN resolutions.

The International Maritime Organisation said the North had sent notification of a satellite launch scheduled between February 8-25.