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UN Approves New North Korea Sanctions,
Stopping Short of Oil Embargo

Bloomberg Politics, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 9/11/2017 6:20:27 PM

(Video) - The United Nations Security Council approved new sanctions aimed at punishing North Korea for its latest missile and nuclear tests after the U.S. dropped key demands in order to win support from Russia and China. The 15-member Security Council passed the resolution unanimously Monday following a week of talks that began when Kim Jong Un’s regime tested its most powerful nuclear bomb. The resolution seeks to cut imports of refined petroleum products to 2 million barrels a year, ban textile exports and give countries the ability to freeze assets of cargo ships whose operators don’t agree to inspections on the high

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Well, now we´ll see what North Korea will do, having threatened yet again retaliation of a military sort. (BTW, over the weekend, I bought a used digital clock from Goodwill to have Pyongyang time in front of me. It is currently 06:55 AM).

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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 9/11/2017 6:23:33 PM     (No. 11380424)

Go Nikki Haley!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 9/11/2017 6:28:13 PM     (No. 11380432)

Has the Security Council voted to cut Kim Fatty III´s supply of Swiss cheese yet?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 9/11/2017 7:45:54 PM     (No. 11380490)

How are we going to know how much oil NK has received? We aren´t. That is what I thought.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 9/11/2017 7:58:25 PM     (No. 11380499)

So, Kim can threaten the world with nuclear war and yet, the United Nations can´t even bring themselves to freeze Li´l Kim´s personal assets abroad? Wow. That´s some gutless wonders right there.

I have to ask, why are we still supporting this nothingness called the UN?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Island Life, 9/11/2017 8:42:14 PM     (No. 11380526)

Keep the bunker busters ready to go.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dvc, 9/12/2017 1:14:49 AM     (No. 11380659)

"Stopping Short of Anything That Might Actually Work"....there, fixed it.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: winnie1, 9/12/2017 7:40:18 AM     (No. 11380755)

Sometimes I think Nikki Haley is going too far with her wording and threats. I realize she is trying to fill in her resume for President, but enough is enough.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: provide, 9/12/2017 9:07:05 AM     (No. 11380840)

How about a blockade?

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