NKorea rejects United Nations sanctions, says U.S. will suffer

Lester Mason
September 13, 2017

And she pointed to new United Nations sanctions, pushed through by the US. It has voted unanimously on a new sanctions resolution.

-China confrontation for the current nuclear weapons crisis with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the country's official name.

Trump noted the 15-0 United Nations vote during a meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, but said they are "just another very small step, not a big deal" and suggested that he doesn't know "if it has any impact".

But after saying last week that North Korea is "begging for war", Haley told the Security Council, "North Korea has not yet passed the point of no return".

"All options are on the table".

At least three other shops in Dandong admitted that they sell products, including shellfish, from North Korea.

Trump is likely to make a stop in China in November during his first official visit to Asia.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with China's most senior diplomat, State Councilor Yang Jiechi Tuesday, where the subject undoubtedly came up. It's basically the leverage that the US government will still try to exert ... but the amount of trade between North Korea and China is just incredible.

North Koreans celebrated the country's 69th founding anniversary on Sunday, but Pyongyang did not test another intercontinental ballistic missile, as South Korea had warned might happen. That has have failed to stop its progress toward developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could soon range the American mainland.

Russian Federation and China are pushing for talks with North Korea, but the US rejects their proposal for a freeze on Pyongyang's missile and nuclear tests in exchange for a suspension of US-South Korean military drills.

"The forthcoming measures to be taken by the DPRK will cause the US the greatest pain and suffering it had ever gone through in its entire history".

Han did not elaborate, but North Korea frequently vows to destroy the United States.


That's good news, but it doesn't solve the problem of a country that has no desire to be part of any world community. It no longer targets Kim Jong Un with sanctions.

The sense of urgency is heightened in Washington, as the U.S. suddenly finds itself potentially in range of Kim Jong Un's nuclear weapons, whereas China and North Korea's other neighbors have lived with the threat for years. The United States has said that a previous round of sanctions agreed in August was aimed at cutting North Korea's $3 billion in exports by a third.

On 14 May 2017, North Korea tested what it said was a "newly developed ballistic rocket" capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead.

He said that it is not proper to gauge the possible impacts of the sanctions on the now-shuttered joint industrial complex in North Korea's border city of Kaesong.

Redeployment would "not only be in violation of the fundamental principles of the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, it also has the potential to weaken or even destroy the cause of denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", Lee said.

Accordingly, China stopped importing North Korean seafood on August 15.

South Korea's presidential office said on Tuesday the new U.N. sanctions send a united message that the global community will never accept a North Korea as a nuclear state.

The State Department's Thornton said Seoul had "come around very nicely" and appeasement not South Korea's policy.

DeThomas agreed that it was unwise to break the unity of the Security Council, but he said the US administration is unlikely to accept "a very watered down approach".

The problem with that line of thinking is that if you miss a couple, those nukes could hit South Korea, Guam, Japan and maybe even the U.S. North Korea has been shuffling missiles around on portable launchers, too, making them hard to locate.

Locals in Dandong say North Korea allows the cross-border trips to get a cut of the revenue.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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