The US has said that it will use its “Considerable Military Forces” on North Korea “If We Must”.

Describing the north’s latest missile test as a sharp military escalation, the us ambassador to the United Nations said the us will table a new resolution against Pyongyang.

Ambassador Nikki Haley also threatened to use trade restrictions.

The missile launch, the latest in a series of tests, was in defiance of a ban by the UN Security Council.

She said, North Korea’s test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile was “quickly closing off the possibility of a diplomatic solution.

The US Ambassador said, the United States is prepared to use the full range of our capabilities to defend ourselves, and our allies.

The French Ambassador told the council that France also favours a new resolution on north Korea, which would tighten sanctions.