Speaking at an emergency meeting of United Nations Security Council on Wednesday, Ambassador Nikki Haley said that North Korea's missmissile launchile launch on Tuesday is bringing the world closer to war, and, namely, a war that the United States does not want. Haley said that if North Korea continues on its current path, war will be inevitable and the North Korean regime will be destroyed.
BREAKING: US Ambassador Nikki Haley tells UN that North Korea's missile launch 'brings us closer to war' that US doesn't seek.— The Associated Press (@AP) November 29, 2017
"We have never sought war with North Korea," Haley said.
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: "We have never sought war with North Korea, and still today we do not seek it" but "if war comes, make no mistake, the North Korean regime will be utterly destroyed" pic.twitter.com/mkmw3RPJpE— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 29, 2017
The missile launched on Tuesday is North Korea's longest-range missile to date. North Korea claims the Hwasong-15 missile can hit "anywhere" in the United States.