01 August 2017

News Story: U.S. envoy ramps up pressure on China to stop N.K. provocations

Amb. Nikki Haley expressed her frustration with China earlier in the day as well, tweeting, "Done talking about NKorea. China is aware they must act."

Her remarks came two days after North Korea test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile into waters between Korea and Japan, its second in less than a month.

"The time for talk is over. The danger the North Korean regime poses to international peace is now clear to all," she said in a statement.

The ambassador denied reports that Washington was seeking an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council in response to Friday's test, saying an additional resolution will be of no value if it does not significantly increase international pressure on the North.

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