The US is losing patience with North Korea – adviser to trump
14:10, Saturday, 16 September, 2017
The Ministry of defense talk about a lot of the solutions to the nuclear problem of North Korea. The US has a military option against North Korea, but it’s not preferred, said Advisor to US President on national security Herbert McMaster at the briefing in the White House, reports Reuters. According to him, the US is quickly losing patience in trying to find a diplomatic solution to the problem of nuclear and missile programs of North Korea. “For those who spoke about the lack of a military option, a military option,” he said, adding that it will not be the preferred choice of the administration of President Donald trump. US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley repeated rhetoric McMaster, although Washington continues to emphasize that the preferred solution to the crisis is diplomacy and sanctions. “We see that they continue to provoke, they remain reckless and in this moment the Security Council can do a lot…,” said Haley . “So, speaking of that, I have no problems to transfer it (Minister of defense), General Mattis, because I think he has a lot of options,” said Haley. As reported, North Korea on Friday it carried out another missile launch. The participants of the extraordinary meeting of the UN security Council convened in fact the last test, made a demand from North Korea to stop “provocative” missile launches, but refrained from imposing new sanctions. Before that, on September 3, North Korea announced the testing of the hydrogen bomb, which can be installed on a ballistic missile. On 11 September, the UN Security Council approved new sanctions against the DPRK. The document envisages a full ban on imports from North Korea of textile products and restricts the sale to Pyongyang of oil by two million barrels a year.