North Korea

US ambassador reports progress on new North Korea sanctions

The United States and China are making progress on a new U.N. resolution that would impose additional sanctions against North Korea following its test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday.

The U.S. gave China a proposed resolution several weeks ago, and Haley told reporters that China has been negotiating with its close ally Russia on possible new sanctions.

"The true test will be what they've worked out with Russia," she said.

Haley stressed that the United States wants to ensure it's "a strong resolution, because that's what we think we need to have."

"I think we are making progress, so we...