UN Security Council to Vote on New North Korea Sanctions

March 1, 2016 6:23 AM

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The United Nations Security Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution that would impose new sanctions on North Korea in response to its latest nuclear and ballistic missile tests.

The resolution, drafted by the United States and introduced last Thursday, calls for a total arms embargo on Pyongyang, a mandatory inspection of all cargo in and out of North Korea, whether by land, sea or air, and halts imports of all products that could be used for military purposes. The vote was...

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