UNSC to hold closed-door meeting for discussing N. Korea’s recent missile test
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 15-May-2017

Washington, May 15: Concerning about the nations security, United NWashingtonrity Council (UNSC) to hold an urgent closed-door meeting on May 16 to discuss North Korea’s recent missile test. The discussion is said to be done on afternoon of Tuesday.

The meeting was requested by Unites States and Japan. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Sunday said that the U.S. has been working well with China, Pyongyang's closest ally, and she even raised the possibility of new sanctions against North Korea including oil imports.

Even though after a continues warning, North Korea ignoring the six increasingly tougher sanctions resolutions against them by Security Council carried out nuclear and ballistic missile tests.

The North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday which travelled around 700 kilometer and landed in the Sea of Japan. North Korea previous Ballistic missile launched on April 28 was failed.

After the launch of a ballistic missile, the White House in Washington released the statement saying North Korea had been a flagrant menace for far too long. That even stated that the test served as a call for all nations to implement far stronger sanctions against Pyongyang.

The statement also informed that The United States maintains our ironclad commitment to stand with our allies in the face of the serious threat posed by North Korea.

North Korea has been trying to build a reliable intermediate-range ballistic missile so that it gets capable of reaching American military bases in the Pacific. "With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil in fact, closer to Russia than to Japan the President cannot imagine that Russia is pleased," the White House statement added.

The launch served as a call for all nations to implement stronger sanctions against reclusive North Korea, the White House added.