"Five countries supposedly distribute justice in UNSC ... Is there justice for Rohingya, Libya, Palestine or Jerusalem? These so-called orators of justice are only deceiving people," Turkey's President Erdogan says.
In a statement, the North’s foreign ministry said it rejected UN Security Council resolutions against it, the violations of which the US had cited in impounding the vessel, as a violation of its sovereignty.
Fighting continues in Red Sea port of Hudaida, with 21-day redeployment deadline looming.
UN Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths says all warring parties have given firm assurances to attend peace talks which will be held soon in Sweden as 8.4 million people, including children, are on the brink of starvation in the warring country.
A full-scale regime assault on Syria's last opposition and rebel-held province of Idlib would sabotage the ongoing political process, Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said after a cabinet meeting chaired by President Erdogan.
As Western countries back UK's findings, British Ambassador Karen Pierce and Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia traded accusations at a UN Security Council meeting held to discuss the Novichok attack investigation and charges against two Russians.
Both Yemen's Shia rebels, known as Houthis, and the country's Saudi-backed government confirmed their willingness to come to the table to restart negotiations with the UN Security Council.
The vote came after weeks of urgent discussions that had highlighted deep divisions in the UN's most powerful body about how to respond to the bloodshed in Gaza.
A US-drafted resolution, adopted by the UN Security Council, requires UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to report by June 30 on whether a ceasefire agreed in December 2017 is holding. If it is not, the council will decide on possible sanctions.
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says Washington is prepared to act if the Security Council fails to prevent the Syrian regime's chemical attacks, which are killing and wounding civilians.
The UNSC meeting comes as civilians in Syria's eastern Ghouta shunned Russia's offer to quit the besieged enclave for a second day, as opposition forces and Moscow blamed each other for the humanitarian deadlock.
The DPRK fired its highest-ever intercontinental ballistic missile reaching an altitude of 4,475 kilometres (2,781 miles).
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