04 Sep '17, 4pm

UN diplomats call for more sanctions against North Korea:

Sign up for our NEW Good News Report - All positive stories about the military. Subscribe For more newsletters click here “We cannot waste any more time. And in order to do that, we need North Korea to feel the pressure, but if they go down this road there will be consequences.” Japanese Ambassador Koro Bessho told reporters ahead of the council meeting. French Ambassador Francois Delattre said France was calling for the adoption of new UN sanctions, swift implementation of existing ones and new separate sanctions by the European Union. The council aimed to take a big bite out of the North Korean economy earlier this month by banning the North from exporting coal, iron, lead and seafood products. Together those are worth about a third of the country’s $3 billion in exports last year. The council could look to sanction other profitable North Korean exports, such as textiles...

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