U.S. pressure China more on North Korea’s nuclear program

The United Nations security Council meets on North Korea’s nuclear program to the U. N. headquarters in New York City, Dec. 15, 2017.


The United States is calling for tougher sanctions against North Korea in a new draft resolution given to China.

The document, a call to the pressing global sanctions against the rogue state, in Beijing last week, in the hope of a vote in the U. N. security Council this week, Reuters reported citing information from a Western diplomat.

In China, the main oil supplier to North Korea, the rogue regime’s most important trading partner. North Korea’s refined petroleum limited, by earlier U. N. sanctions in the case of 2 million barrels per year.

But even though China backed previous rounds of sanctions against North Korea, the US, China is criticized for not taking a tougher stance.

At a joint press conference on Tuesday in Canada, the United States Secretary of State of the state of Rex Tillerson and the Canadian Minister of foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland their countries’ intention to co-host a meeting of foreign Ministers for Jan. announced 16 as a “demonstration of international solidarity against North Korea’s dangerous and illegal actions”.

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