Japan’s United Nations ambassador told reporters today that a new U.S.-backed resolution could be in the works to further isolate North Korea, following a resounding Security Council condemnation last night of North Korea’s latest missile launch over Japan.
Earlier this week, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, along with her Japanese counterpart, had called for an emergency meeting of the Security Council to condemn North Korea for its firing of a missile over Japan earlier this week.
The result was a unanimous condemnation of North Korea’s missile launch and demands for it to obey Security Council resolutions in the form of a Presidential Statement that was passed last night.
“The world is united against North Korea. There is no doubt about that it is time to recognize the danger they are putting themselves in,” Haley told the Security Council late last night.
“The U.S. will not allow their lawlessness to continue and the rest of the world is with us,” she said.
Haley’s attempt to get a quick condemnation through the Security Council was praised by one Security Council diplomat who said it was “a bold throw of the dice by Nikki Haley to try and get it agreed, and succeeded in getting it agreed.”
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