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UN council endorses nuclear reduction

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The 15 member nations of the UN Security Council have unanimously approved a US-sponsored resolution aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons.

Chaired by US President Barack Obama, it was only the fifth time ever that the council has met at heads of state and government level.

Jeremy Bowen reports.

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