Russia nixes U.S.-drafted U.N. resolution against North Korea

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(Worthy News) - Russia on Thursday blocked a U.N. Security Council Resolution drafted by the U.S. that called for “significant measures” in response to North Korea’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

The U.S. circulated the statement among the 15-member council after announcing plans for a new sanctions resolution against the nuclear-armed regime in North Korea. But an objection by Russia killed the statement, said a U.N. diplomat.

Russian officials argued that the missile launch Tuesday had not been verified as an intercontinental missile.

North Korea claimed it was an ICBM. The U.S. and U.N. also determined that Hwasong-14 missile launched by North Korea was of intercontinental range. [ Source ]

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2 thoughts on “Russia nixes U.S.-drafted U.N. resolution against North Korea

  1. Let's start with the world's policeman....i.e. the United States/Pentagon....going back nearer to their own shores. That might calm tensions in the region. Then, let's talk some more.

    • Did you mean really to talk some more or to SNORE SOME MORE?
      Does it matter what type of missle it was?
      Would you personally like to condemn the ongoing torture of non criminals in North Korea?Or is snoring preferred until the loaded missles comes crashing to your/OUR shores?

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