Ministers continue to push coal as the future, despite AGL boss Andy Vesey tempering their enthusiasm, as energy continues to dominate political agenda. Follow all today’s developments
The ABC has broadcast some of the comments from that UN Security Council meeting- here is what Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN had to say:
Today we are attempting to take the future of the North Korean nuclear program out of the hands of its outlaw regime. We are done trying to prod the regime to do the right thing.
We are now acting to stop it from having the ability to continue doing the wrong thing.
Stepping out of domestic politics for a moment, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has spoken to his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-In to reiterate Australia’s support of its ally, as the threat of North Korea’s nuclear program continues to grow.
Guardian Australia political editor Katharine Murphy reports the two leaders spoke by phone overnight, ahead of the United Nations Security Council meeting, where new sanctions on North Korea were being negotiated.