US, allies push for United Nations meeting on North Korea rights abuses
- Author: Ryan Wade Dec 04, 2017,
Dec 04, 2017, 0:55
Last week, North Korea shattered 2½ months of relative quiet by firing off an intercontinental ballistic missile that some observers say showed the reclusive country's ability to strike the U.S. East Coast.
North Korea under previous sanctions resolutions is banned from conducting such tests but has continued to fire off a succession of missiles, some of which have flown over Japan, and conducted its sixth nuclear test in September.
All 15 council members strongly condemned North Korea's launch Tuesday of its most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile which South Korea's Defense Ministry said Friday is potentially capable of striking targets as far as 13,000 kilometers (8,100 miles), which would put Washington within reach.
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McMaster said that North Korea dictator Kim Jong-un's nuclear ambitions are the gravest national security threat that America faces.
Haley called on all countries Wednesday to cut ties to North Korea.
Pyongyang condemned the scheduled annual drill.
-South Korea air exercise, with Pyongyang calling it an "all-out provocation" that could lead to nuclear conflict as a US lawmaker warned of a growing likelihood of "preemptive war" on the divided peninsula.
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The tension in the Korean Peninsula is extremely high.
Seoul's Korean Times quoted a defence source, who is aware of the latest development, as saying that the brigade's mission will be to eliminate key North Korean authorities if there is a full-fledged conflict in the region. The United States has 28,500 troops in South Korea as a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War.
But even some Trump advisers say USA military options are limited when Pyongyang could launch an artillery barrage on the South Korean capital Seoul - only around 50 kilometres from the border and home to 10 million people.
The ICBM Hwasong-15 type weaponry system used in Wednesday's test is an intercontinental ballistic rocket tipped with super-large heavy warhead capable of striking the whole mainland of the United States, the North said. "U.N. Security Council measures".
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However, he added: "It is impossible for us not to condemn the provocations by our American colleagues".
But analysts remain unconvinced that it has mastered the advanced technology to allow the rocket to survive re-entry to the Earth's atmosphere.
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