torsdag 3. mars 2016

U.N. Toughens Sanctions on North Korea in Response to Its Nuclear Program

Exasperated with North Korea’s defiant testing of nuclear bombs and ballistic missiles, the United Nations Security Councilvoted unanimously on Wednesday to severely toughen its penalties against the isolated country. The development also reflected closer cooperation between the United States and China on a longstanding dispute. The 15-member Council approved a resolution, negotiated for weeks by American and Chinese officials, that called for inspecting all cargo going in and out of the country, banning all weapons trade and expanding the list of individuals facing sanctions. Read more