December 06, 2021

Member states must end all N. Korean trade, crude oil transfers, Haley tells UN

Emergency UNSC meeting sees U.S. demand unprecedented pressure, possible removal of DPRK's UN rights

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Wednesday called for a complete crude oil embargo and for member states to cut off all trade with the DPRK in response to its most recent ballistic missile test.

Speaking at an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in New York, Haley strongly condemned North Korea’s recent launch of the new Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).