UN Security Council Strengthens North Korea Sanctions


UN Security Council strengthens North Korea sanctions

UNITED NATIONS, United States, , (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th Nov, 2016 ) - The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to tighten sanctions against North Korea following its most recent nuclear test, placing a cap on Pyongyang's coal exports to China.

The new sanctions resolution, which was spearheaded by the United States and came after three months of tough negotiations with fellow veto-wielding council member China, passed by a 15-0 vote.