Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2018        Go!    
 
 
February 19, Monday 2018 5:33 PM       

       HEADLINES: Shuhaib murder: Five-member gang behind murder, local leadership was aware of it                                              Govt warns of seizing buses if strike continues                                              Scotch to be available in BEVCO                                              Shuhaib murder: There‚Äôll be no intervention in probe, says Kodiyeri                                              CM, ministers go to Thrissur, administration may freeze                                              Former PNB official used, shared bank passwords to help Nirav Modi                                              NCP candidate Jonathone Sangma killed by terrorists in Meghalaya                                              Seven Eng students had filed FIR against Mehul Choksi last year                                              Passenger plane carrying 66 people crashes in southern Iran                                              Iran greatest threat to world: Netanyahu                                              Russian church shooting leaves 4 dead                                              ISL: Kerala Blasters pips North East United 1-0                                              J'burg T20I: India look to extend dominance against Proteas                                              J'burg WT20I: SA win toss, ask Indian eves to bat first                                              J'burg T20: Bhuvi's fiver seals victory for India                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       WORLD Next Article: Lankan parliamentarians to visit China next week  
       UNSC adopts new N Korea sanctions
 
         Posted on :11:32:03 Aug 6, 2017
   
A A
       Last edited on:11:32:03 Aug 6, 2017
         Tags: UNSC adopts new N Korea sanctions
 

NEW YORK: The United Nations Security Council on Saturday passed a resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea seeking ban on exports of coal and other commodities, CNN reports.

The new penalties will be adopted by the Security Council in response to two North Korean intercontinental ballistic-missile (ICBM) launches last month and violations of UN resolutions.

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, speaking at the Security Council meeting, said, "Monday, we said that the time for talking was over and that it was time for action. Today you're going to see the action. It's going to hit hard but it's going to make a strong point to North Korea that all this ICBM and this nuclear irresponsibility has to stop."

With 15 votes in favour, the draft resolution was passed unanimously.

The bans on coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood exports could deny North Korea $1 billion in annual revenue, out of total exports of $3 billion.

The sanctions will cap North Korea's lucrative program of farming out labourers to other nations. Employers, which include China and Russia, would be barred from increasing the number of North Korean workers they use.

The new sanctions will prohibit new joint ventures between North Korean entities and foreign corporations and cap foreign investment in existing ventures.

The Washington Post had earlier quoted an UN official acknowledging that the United States had sought some elements that were not part of the new proposal.

The goal is to restrict North Korea's access to hard currency and products that it can use to further its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programmes.

A A
       WORLD
Next Article: Lankan parliamentarians to visit China next week
 
 
WORLD HEADLINES
Russian church shooting leaves 4 dead  
Iran greatest threat to world: Netanyahu  
Passenger plane carrying 66 people crashes in southern Iran  
Should Melania 'leave' Donald Trump? See what polls say  
Ex-Playmate alleges affair with Donald Trump  
How heroic Indian-origin teacher saved many during Florida shooting  
A Queen's husband will not be buried next to her plot  
7.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Mexico  
US will not allow China to 'coerce' nations in Asia: Trump admin  
Australian PM bans sex between ministers, staff  
US will not allow China to 'coerce' nations in Asia: Trump admin  
Pak claims destroying Indian Army post, killing 5 soldiers  
Australian PM bans sex between ministers, staff  
Pak govt trying to please America, India: Hafiz Saeed  
China protests Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh  
KP Oli set to be first Prime Minister of new Federal Nepal  
South African Prez quits amid corruption claims  
17 dead in Florida school shooting, 19-year old suspect in custody  
Trump lawyer says he paid porn actress out of his own pocket  
Trump slams India for high import tariffs on Harley-Davidson  
Iraq aims to raise oil output to 7 mn barrels: minister  
Sharif says his opponents would fail to punish him  
Netanyahu should be charged with bribery, breach of public trust: Israeli police  
Pak developing new types of nuclear weapons, warns US  
JuD's 'child' soldiers  
 
Do you think Kerala govt is a failure in mantaining law and order in the State?
yes
 
no
 
no opinion
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy