The administration is also pushing the UN Security Council to impose additional sanctions on North Korea’s continued testing of missiles.
North Korea claims to have successfully test fired a new hypersonic missile in Sept, a second last Wednesday and a third test yet again this week.
State media said the second missile flew further, and that the reentry vehicle had “superior maneuverability” during the final test-fire compared to the previous week’s test…
The launch came less than a week after North Korea on Jan 5 test-fired what it claimed to be a “hypersonic missile.”
Experts shared the view that the latest test-launch shows North Korea’s intent to pursue its hard-line approach with Seoul and Washington.
His remarks come amid stalled negotiations with North Korea, which has stayed away from denuclearization talks since 2019.
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launch took place around 8:10 am and its military was closely monitoring the situation.
The impoverished, nuclear-armed nation has been under a rigid self-imposed coronavirus blockade that has hammered its economy.
In an op-ed, the former national security adviser picked Iran and North Korea as the administration’s nuclear proliferation failures in 2021.
The resolution is expected to be unveiled at the end of the plenary.