North Korea 'preparing for missile strike' - USA ambassador warns United Nations

North Korea 'preparing for missile strike' – US ambassador warns United Nations

Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, said Tuesday that Washington would seek an emergency meeting of the Security Council on the protests in Iran, AFP reports.

"In the days ahead, we will be calling for an emergency session, both here in NY and at the Human Rights Council in Geneva", said Haley. The people are crying out for freedom.

"What prevents the enemies and their hostile actions is the spirit of courage, self-sacrifice and faith among the people".

"It takes great bravery for the Iranian people to use the power of their voice against the government, especially when their government has a long history of murdering its own people who dare to speak the truth. All freedom-loving people must stand with their cause", Nikki Haley told reporters at the UN's NY headquarters. "This is the precise picture of a long oppressed peoples rising up against their dictators".

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A wave of protests about Iran's weakening economy swept the Iranian capital of Tehran over the weekend, the largest protest against the Islamic Republic's clerical government since the disputed 2009 presidential election.

Haley declared that the protest are in "virtually in every city in Iran" and that they are calling for the "freedoms that are enshrined in the United Nations charter".

This week's exchanges follow a year dominated by fiery threats form Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump who vowed to destroy North Korea if threatened, even as U.S. diplomats pushed for a diplomatic solution. He has also refused to meet with American officials regarding the peace process, including U.S. envoy Jason Greenblatt and White House plans for a new peace effort have reportedly been put on hold.

When asked about Iran's missile program, Haley said the United States has no unilateral plans "at this time" for tackling the issue. Hundreds have been arrested.

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She added that the Trump administration wants to advance the peace process but the Palestinians have to "show the world that they want to come to the table".

"We wish for peace in the country to be ensured, as soon as possible, and that common sense would prevail to prevent the escalation of the incidents, and that provocative rhetoric and external interventions would be avoided", the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

"Nor can Moon abandon the US-led worldwide pressure campaign against North Korea's nuclear and missile development", Snyder said.

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