North Korea’s Foreign Ministry is threatening a ‘resolute act of justice’ if the United States issues more sanctions or takes further military action.

 

 

The US has flown two bombers over the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korea’s latest missile test.

 

 

Meanwhile the US ambassador to the United Nations is ‘done talking about’ North Korea and is urging its neighbours to act.

 

 

‘Done talking about NKorea.China is aware they must act.Japan SKorea must inc pressure.Not only a US problem.It will req an intl solution,’ US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley posted on twitter on Sunday.

 

 

Hayley’s comments came shortly after the United States flew two supersonic B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force, in response to what North Korea said was a successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) on Friday.

 

 

China, the North’s main ally, said it opposed North Korea’s missile launches, which it said violate UN Security Council resolutions designed to curb Pyongyang’s banned nuclear and missile programmes.

 

 

Early in his presidency, US President Donald Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and had expressed hope Beijing would use its economic clout to curb North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.

 

 

But on Saturday, Trump said on Twitter that he was ‘very disappointed in China’ which he said profits from trade with the United States but does ‘NOTHING for us with North Korea, just talk. We will no longer allow this to continue,’ he said.

 

 

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un personally supervised the midnight test launch of the missile on Friday night and said it was a ‘stern warning’ for the United States that it would not be safe from destruction if it tries to attack, the North’s official KCNA news agency said.

 

 

North Korea’s state television broadcast pictures of the launch, showing the missile lifting off in a fiery blast in darkness and Kim cheering with military aides.

 

 

The missile test came a day after the US Senate approved a package of sanctions against North Korea, Russia and Iran.

 

 

Also on Sunday, the US Missile Defense Agency announced the United States had successfully shot down a medium-range missile in the latest test of its THAAD missile defence program which is designed to protect the country against potential threats from countries such as North Korea and Iran.

 

 

The test was planned well before the rising tensions with North Korea and involved a medium-range missile, not the long-range types being tested by North Korea.

With AAP



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