U.S., China agree on new North Korea UN sanctions, Russia has issues – diplomats
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 By Michelle Nichols | UNITED NATIONS UNITED NATIONS The United States and China have agreed on new U.N. sanctions to impose on North Korea over the nuclear test it conducted in September, but Russia is delaying action on a draft resolution, a senior Security Council diplomat said on Wednesday.The diplomat, who spoke on condition of anonymity, believed China could persuade Russia to agree to the new sanctions and that the 15-member Security Council could vote on the draft resolution as early as next week.Since North Korea's fifth and largest nuclear test on Sept
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