>> The US has military options to deal with North Korea. That's the message coming from the White House hours after Pyongyang shot yet another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean on Friday. The UN security council condemning North Korea's quote, highly provocative missile launch, its second in less than three weeks.
The UN had already stepped up sanctions against North Korea for its sixth and largest nuclear test earlier this month, but the move unable to reign in Pyongyang.>> We've basically taken, and in the words of North Korea, we have strangled their economic situation at this point. What we are seeing is they continue to be provocative, they continue to be reckless.
And at that point there's not a whole lot the security council's gonna be able do from here.>> Ambassador Haley said before, we've been kicking the can down the road and we're out of road. And so, for those who have said and commenting about the lack of the military option, there is a military option.
Now it's not what we would prefer to do.>> North Korea hitting back after those remarks as state media KCNA quoted it's leader Kim Jong-un saying, our final goal is to establish the equilibrium of real force with the US and make the US rulers dare not talk about military option.
The missile launched on Friday morning flying over the island of Hokkaido, forcing residents to take cover. South Korea hitting back immediately after Friday's launched holding a military drill and firing a missile into the sea. Officials from Seoul say the North Korean missile flew for about 19 minutes over a distance of almost two and a half thousand miles, far enough to reach the US territory of Guam.