The UN security Council will hold an emergency meeting due to a new rocket launch of the DPRK

The UN Security Council will hold the evening of 29 August, an emergency meeting regarding the new missile tests by North Korea, reports Reuters with reference to sources in diplomatic circles.

The initiators of the meeting are Japan, USA and South Korea.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that the DPRK’s actions – «an unprecedented threat to the nation.» He also said that he had spoken with U.S. President Donald trump and he supported the need to increase pressure on North Korea.

August 28 from the vicinity of Sunan international airport in Pyongyang, the DPRK military launched a ballistic missile that flew over Japan and fell into the Pacific ocean.

In July, North Korea conducted multiple launches of ballistic missiles. In the United States noted that some of them are able to fly to Alaska.

On 5 August members of the UN Security Council approved a resolution calling for additional sanctions against the DPRK.

According to estimates of the American party, which proposed the resolution, full compliance with the limitations will allow a $1 billion cut in the annual monetary income of Pyongyang, which currently stands at about $3 billion.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN has repeatedly stated that the country will increase its nuclear strike capability to attack American targets.

August 8 edition of the Washington Post reported that U.S. intelligence has information about the readiness of Pyongyang to equip its Intercontinental ballistic missiles are nuclear warheads.

The US President Donald trump said that North Korea should not threaten the United States. «They will face our fire and our rage and unprecedented might,» he warned.

In response, the DPRK threatened US missile strike on the island of GUAM.

The UN security Council will hold an emergency meeting due to a new rocket launch of the DPRK 29.08.2017

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