China, Russia veto US bid at UN to punish North Korea


(Worthy News) – and on Thursday vetoed a US-led bid at the to toughen on over its missile launches, laying bare divisions that Western envoys fear would be exploited by Pyongyang.

The Council resolution put forward by the would have reduced the amount of North Korea could legally import as punishment for a test Wednesday of an intercontinental ballistic missile.

The resolution enjoyed the support of the 13 other members of the Security Council, although some US allies quietly wondered whether should have gone ahead with the vote knowing the unflinching opposition from Beijing and Moscow. [ Source: AFP (Read More…) ]

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