North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Wonsan Army-People Power Station in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang December 13, 2016. KCNA via REUTERS
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea said on Friday it will take “corresponding measures” if the U.N. Security Council adopts another sanctions resolution in response to the North’s test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) last week.
The North’s foreign ministry said in a statement carried by the official KCNA news agency that the ICBM test was an exercise of its legitimate right to self-defense against nuclear threat from the United States.
The United States has been trying to get China and Russia to back a new U.N. Security Council resolution imposing stiffer sanctions on North Korea following its latest missile test.
Reporting by Jack Kim; Editing by Robert Birsel
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