PressTV-N Korea missile test ‘brings world closer to war’

The US ambassador to the United Nations steps up rhetoric against North Korea following its latest missile test, threatening to “utterly” destroy the regime if war breaks out.

Nikki Haley made the comments during a UN Security Council meeting on Wednesday, parroting US President Donald Trump’s earlier threats against Pyongyang.

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, arrives for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council concerning North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, at the United Nations headquarters, November 29, 2017 in New York City.  (Photos by AFP)

“The dictator of North Korea made a choice yesterday that brings the world closer to war, not farther from it,” Haley told the council. “If war comes, make no mistake: The North Korean regime will be utterly destroyed.”

She further called on “all nations” to cut off ties with North Korea, urging China to take the matter in its hands.

“We need China to…

Read more