Here's the other vote: UN beefs up North Korea sanctions

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

The United Nations tightened sanctions on North Korea  at the vote this evening in NY

Via Reuters:
  • a ban on the country's textile exports
  • capping imports of crude oil
  • Its the ninth sanctions resolution unanimously adopted by the 15-member council since 2006
  • The United States watered down an initial tougher draft resolution to win the support of Pyongyang ally China and Russia
  • The resolution imposes a ban on condensates and natural gas liquids, a cap of 2 million barrels a year on refined petroleum products, and a cap on crude oil exports to North Korea at current levels.