UN Security Council adopts new sanctions against North Korea

(VOVWORLD) - The UN Security Council on Monday unanimously adopted new sanctions on North Korea imposing a ban on textile exports and a ceiling on the country’s imports of crude oil.
UN Security Council adopts new sanctions against North Korea  - ảnh 1 The United Nations Security Council votes to pass a new sanctions resolution against North Korea during a meeting at U.N. headquarters, Sept. 11, 2017. (Jason DeCrow / AP)

The resolution limits deliveries of refined oil products to 500,000 barrels for three months starting October 1 and to two million barrels starting January 1 for a period of 12 months.The new resolution calls for diplomacy, including resumption of six-party talks.

The draft resolution was proposed to the UN Security Council after 4 days of negotiations between the US, Russia, and China. Pyongyang warned the US on Monday that it will pay a “due price” for spearheading UN sanctions. 

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