UN Security Council to Vote on New North Korea Sanctions
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 () The United Nations Security Council is set to vote Wednesday on new sanctions against North Korea aimed at cutting off funding for its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The session is expected to include remarks from U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who rarely attends council votes. Previous Security Council resolutions have demanded North Korea abandon its nuclear weapons program and not conduct any nuclear tests or launches of ballistic missiles. But North Korea has...
On Wednesday the United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea, in response to Pyongyang's fifth and largest nuclear test, which occurred in September of 2016. The 15-member council unanimously voted for a resolution that would decrease North Korean coal exports by 60 percent,...
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