UNSC approves new sanctions on N.Korea
NHK -- Sep 12
The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a new sanctions resolution on North Korea, expanding the targets of sanctions.

The Security Council adopted the resolution on Monday, 8 days after North Korea carried out its 6th nuclear test.

The resolution caps the volume of annual crude oil exports to North Korea at the level of the past 12 months.

The draft resolution prepared by the United States called for an oil embargo and an asset-freeze targeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but the resolution contains neither measure.

The new resolution also bans North Korea's textile exports and prohibits other countries from authorizing new work permits for North Korean workers. Both textile exports and the presence of North Korean workers abroad are key sources of revenue for Pyongyang.

北朝鮮の核実験を受けて国連の安全保障理事会は、北朝鮮に対する原油の輸出制限などを盛り込んだ追加制裁を全会一致で採択しました。
News sources: NHK, ANNnewsCH
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