August 30, 2017 / 12:45 AM / a year ago

U.S. will not allow North Korea lawlessness to continue: U.N. envoy Haley

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States will not allow North Korea’s lawlessness to continue and it is time for Pyongyang to recognize the “danger they are putting themselves in” as the world is united against them, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday.

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley delivers remarks during a meeting by the United Nations Security Council on North Korea at the U.N. headquarters in New York City, U.S., August 29, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Haley spoke after the U.N. Security Council agreed a on statement condemning North Korea’s firing of a ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday as an “outrageous” act and demanding that Pyongyang not launch any more missiles.

Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Sandra Maler

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