new york - The United Nations Security Council (UN) will meet in a fast-paced session on Friday afternoon (local time) because of the rocket launching North Korea earlier this day. The projectile flew over Japan and collapsed in the Pacific without further damage.
The South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, condemned the launch sharply. He said that North Korea, 'through this launch, will only pay in diplomatic and economic isolation. '
The Japanese government has strongly condemned the launch. Cabinet chief Yoshihide Suga said his country will respond with appropriate measures. 'Also US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson condemned the launch.
After the hydrogen bomb test earlier this month, the Security Council said sanctions against North Korea this week. The new sanctions imposed an export ban on textiles. Textile is the second largest export product of the Asian country. In addition, a ban on imports of natural gas and a restriction on imports of crude and processed oil has been imposed.