Nuclear program of North Korea

China and Russia have Vetoed new UN Sanctions against North Korea

China and Russia have vetoed a US attempt to impose new UN sanctions on North Korea over its renewed ballistic missile launches, publicly splitting the organization's Security Council for the first time since the body began imposing sanctions on Pyongyang in 2006, Reuters reported.

Korea fired a ballistic missile: A provocation that cannot be tolerated

The launch of the North Korean rocket comes a day after U.S. President Joseph Biden completed his Asian tour during which he visited Seoul and Tokyo, according to Reuters.
This is the 17th ballistic test that North Korea has performed since the beginning of the year.
Earlier this month, Pyongyang launched an intercontinental ballistic missile from a submarine.

The United States is seeking a meeting behind closed doors

The reason for the meeting is the launch of several medium-range ballistic missiles from North Korea. North Korea confirmed on Monday that it had tested the Hwasong-12 medium-range ballistic missile, and this is the first time since 2017 that it has tested a missile that has the capacity to carry a nuclear warhead, Reuters reported.

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