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The Security Council noted Pyongyang is “diverting resources to the pursuit of ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons" while its citizens have "great unmet needs.”
A US official said the projectile was a Pukguksong-2, a medium long-range ballistic missile tested by Pyongyang in February.
North Korea is working to build an ICBM capable of carrying a nuclear warhead that will reach the United States.
"With each successive detonation and missile test, North Korea pushes northeast Asia and the world, closer to instability toward a broader conflict."