U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said there was “no point” in having an emergency session of the U.N. Security Council after North Korea conducted an intercontinental ballistic missile test last week, The Washington Examiner reported Sunday.
“There is no point in having an emergency session if it produces nothing of consequence,” Haley said a statement released Sunday afternoon.
“An additional Security Council resolution that does not significantly increase the international pressure on North Korea is of no value. In fact, it is worse than nothing, but it sends the message to the North Korean dictator that the international community is unwilling to seriously challenge him,” she added. “The time for talk is over.”
U.N. diplomats told CBS News the U.S. was hoping to set up a Security Council meeting on Monday, which would be the second one to take place in July.
The missile launched on Friday