Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for “global action” to stop North Korea after the country claimed they successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Tuesday. Tillerson condemned the missile launch in a statement, saying that “testing an ICBM represents a new escalation of the threat to the United States, our allies and partners, the region, and the world.” “Global action is required to stop a global threat,” Tillerson said. “Any country that hosts North Korean

guest workers, provides any economic or military benefits, or fails to fully implement U.N. Security Council resolutions is aiding and abetting a dangerous regime.” Tillerson called on all countries to show North Korea that there are “consequences” for their nuclear weapons test and that the U.S. will bring up the actions before the U.N. Security Council and seek harsher measures against the country. “As we, along with other, have made clear, we will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korean,” Tillerson said. READ MORE