North Korean envoy just warned the US will suffer "greatest pain"

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The United Nations Security Council on Monday unanimously made a decision to impose fresh restrictions on North Korea, in response to the isolated nation's sixth and largest nuclear test, AFP reported.

"Today the Security Council has acted in a different way We are done trying to prod the regime to do the right thing".

The UN Security Council unanimously approved new sanctions in a watered-down resolution without an oil import ban or worldwide asset freeze on the government and leader Kim Jong Un.

"The Washington regime has fabricated the most vicious sanctions resolution", Pyongyang's ambassador in Geneva told the UN Conference on Disarmament in the first North Korean reaction to Monday's unanimous vote.

British ambassador to the UN Matthew Rycroft said: There is a significant prize in keeping the whole of the Security Council united.

China would support further United Nations action if it helped restart dialogue with North Korea, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said last week. North Korea was condemned globally for conducting its sixth nuclear test since 2006 on September 3.

Haley has called the proposal insulting.

North Korean envoy just warned the US will suffer
North Korean envoy just warned the US will suffer "greatest pain"

"We lose hundreds of billions of dollars a year on trade with China", Mr Trump said in August, referring to the large US-China trade deficit, which he has repeatedly railed against.

"The proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, as well as their means of delivery, constitutes a threat to global peace and security", the council said in a statement.

"We're convinced that diverting the gathering menace from the Korean Peninsula could be done not through further and further sanctions, but by political means", he said.

Liu said relevant parties should resume negotiations "sooner rather than later".

Nikki haley believes that North Korea has not reached a point of no return and that there can still be a diplomatic way out of the crisis.

With backing from China and Russian Federation, the council voted 15-0 on Monday to slap a ban on textile exports and restrict shipments of oil products to North Korea.

In an attempt to punish North Korea for its latest nuclear test, the UN Security Council approved new sanctions, targeting the country's textile industry and limiting its import of crude oil. It also bans North Korean exports of textiles, a $726 million industry, and phases out North Korea's overseas labor program, which sends 93,000 North Koreans abroad to work in near slave conditions and send their pay back to the regime. The resolution also requires those inspections to be done with the consent of the countries where the ships are registered, which opens the door to violations.

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North Korea detonated a device, which it said was a thermonuclear bomb small enough to fit on a long-range ballistic missile. The new sanctions now include a ban on exports of textiles, one of the most important industries in the country.


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