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"Our attitude on trade changes when countries do not take international security threats seriously."
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, and her Japanese and S. Korean counterparts have called for an emergency session of the UN Security Council.
Human decency demands action when one sees suffering.
The UNSC extended existing sanctions to 14 individuals and four entities in North Korea.
North Korea recently developed a new missile called the Scud-ER (extended range), capable of flying up to 1,000 kilometers – as far as Japan.
It will be the first time the system has been used to intercept an ICBM.
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 called Israel the 'only illegal possessor of nukes in the Middle East under the patronage of the US.'
"With each successive detonation and missile test, North Korea pushes northeast Asia and the world, closer to instability toward a broader conflict."
North Korea's role in the end of days?
Israel has warned it will be impossible to assist anyone who finds themselves in difficulty in Pyongyang.
Silly Israelis are still going ahead with their plans, even with an extra warning from the Foreign Ministry.
According to the NBC report, the US has positioned two destroyers capable of shooting Tomahawk cruise missiles 300 miles from the North Korean nuclear test site.
'As a result of the bombing, key ISIS hideouts and a deep tunnel complex were destroyed, and 36 ISIS fighters were killed.'
The 59 Tomahawk missiles were fired at the air base from which the Sukhoi 24 took off to drop the sarin gas on Idlib province.
North Korea is continuing to test new military weapons even as US Secy of State Rex Tillerson warns diplomatic options are fading.
The Secretary reminded reporters the US "has provided $1.35 billion in assistance to North Korea as encouragement to take a different pathway."
North Korea's nuclear arsenal is an ongoing concern for the Jewish State, although there was no comment on the issue from the foreign ministry.