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Who wants a war? US tells North Korea not to start a fight

Recently, North Korea had showcased nearly 60 missiles at a military parade

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North Korea military vehicles prepare for a parade at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang

US Ambassador has a message for North Korea: "We're not trying to pick a fight so don't try and give us one."

She told reporters today "The ball is in their court. They shouldn't try and play at this point."

Haley is the UN Security Council's current president. She said members are working on a statement responding to the latest North Korean that failed.

Secretary-General told reporters the fully backs efforts of all states trying to ensure "that doesn't acquire the capacities that would become a threat, not only for the region but in a wider area of the world."

US Secretary of State will chair a Security Council meeting on North Korea's nuclear program April 28.

First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 04:10 IST