On Tuesday, the United States’ Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley issued a stern response to North Korea’s latest launch, which sent a missile over Japan.
“No country should have missiles flying over them like those 130 million people in Japan. It’s unacceptable,” Haley told reporters. She claimed that the North Korean regime violated “every single U.N. Security Council resolution.”
“Enough is enough,” she also said after indicating that “something serious has to happen.”
When asked whether she would press for more sanctions, Haley said she had a lot to discuss and expressed hope that Russia and China would work with the United States as they previously had on North Korea.
Haley’s rebuke came just hours after North Korea launched a missile over northern Japan on Monday. Prior to that, the regime tested three short-range missiles on Friday as well.
President Donald Trump himself has warned North Korea that further provocations would be met with “fire and fury” and that if the regime attacked Guam, it would face an unprecedented military response.
It’s unclear how Haley and the Trump administration will proceed. The United States has already slapped sanctions on North Korea in addition to entities which assist the regime.
Last week, the Treasury Department promised to keep pressure on the regime “by targeting those who support the advancement of nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and isolating them from the American financial system.”
Watch Haley make those comments below, via CNN.