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UN levies new Sanctions on North Korea Unanimously - Movingtrend

AFP - Tuesday September 12, 2017

The United Nations Security Council unanimously levied the new Sanctions on North Korea due to its largest and deadliest nuclear test. Now the restrictions are levied on the textile exports and shipment of the oil products.

Last month UN banned North Korea's exports in seafood, coal and lead in reaction to launch of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). And just after the duration of one month new flag of sanction is passed by the UN Security Council.

About US-Drafted sanction resolution US ambassodor Nikki Haley said, "the world will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea." But she also insist that the peaceful resolution to the crisis should be adopted.

Nikki Haley told the Security Council about the severity of the issue, " We are not looking for war. The North Korean regime has not yet passed the point of no-return." She also added, " If it agrees to stop its nuclear program, it can reclaim its future. If it proves it can live in peace, the world will live in peace with it. If North Korea continues its dangerous path, we will continue with further pressure. The choice is theirs"

South Korean regime appreciate the step that is taken by the Security Council and respond in a statement, " grave warning that (North Korea's) continued provocations will only intensify its diplomatic isolation and economic pressure."

For gaining the support of the Russia and China US primarily gave up the demands for full oil embargo and freezing of foreign assets of North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un. But the resolution prohibited exports of the Textiles, halt the shipment of the natural gas, restrictions on the deliveries of refined oil products, and limits on the crude oil shipment. This resolution is also banned the North Korean labourers who sent abroad to get the work permit and demanding the countries to end the existing contracts. Approximately 93,000 North Korean work in Foreign Countries.

Names of the senior North Korean officials and three entities are included in the US sanctions blacklist gives for freezing of assets and ban in traveling.

There is list of the sanctions against North Korea's since the first Nuclear Test in 2006. It is the eighth sanction that is levied on North Korea.

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