The United Nations Security Council has condemned North Korea’s rocket launch, saying it violates two council resolutions prohibiting Pyongyang from using ballistic missile technology. The council will consider stronger action in the coming days.
In a quick response Wednesday, the 15-nation council condemned the launch and reminded Pyongyang that in April the international community demanded it not proceed with any further launches that use ballistic missile technology.
The Security Council president, Moroccan Ambassador Mohammed Loulichki, told reporters after the emergency session that consultations would continue among members on an “appropriate response.”
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