North Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' ahead of United Nations sanctions vote

United States UN Security Council China Russia North Korean sanctions

United States UN Security Council China Russia North Korean sanctions

The North Korean nuclear issue has remained "the biggest challenges on our foreign affairs and security front" since the Moon Jae-in government took office in May and it "most likely will continue to be so for many years to come", according to the top diplomat.

DPRK is short for the North's formal name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Analysts suggest the changes are an attempt to encourage support for the measures from Russian Federation and China, both of which maintain ties with North Korea.

The Arizona senator says the USA should provide missile defense in South Korea and continue working with China "to put the brakes on Kim Jong Un" and his efforts to develop nuclear weapons.

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Last Monday, the US strongly urged the UN Security Council (UNSC) to vote on a new round of sanctions against North Korea in a week, citing the urgency of the situation considering the North's sixth nuclear test.

The U.S. -drafted resolution also puts North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on the United Nations sanctions list for the first time and includes measures to thoroughly block North Korea's income sources. Some observers say the US could then lay the blame on them and launch tough unilateral sanctions against the North, including a secondary boycott. The initial draft proposed he be subjected to a travel ban and asset freeze along with four other North Korea officials. "But we have been clear. that oil has to be included as an element of sanctions", Kang also said. The new draft would add only one person to the sanctions list - Pak Yong Sik, a member of the Workers' Party of Korea Central Military Commission, which controls the country's military and helps direct its military industries.

There was no independent verification of the North's claim to have conducted a hydrogen bomb test, but some experts said there was enough strong evidence to suggest Pyongyang had either developed a hydrogen bomb or was getting close. The U.S. withdrew them in 1991.

The standoff is also spilling over into the business relationship between South Korea and China.

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Europe should stand united in trying to bring about a diplomatic solution and "do everything that can be done in terms of sanctions", she said.

China has pressured South Korean businesses via boycotts and bans since Seoul decided a year ago to deploy a US -made missile defense system as a deterrent to North Korea.

Outright military conflict on the Korean peninsula is unlikely but prolonged tension could undermine business and consumer sentiment, Fitch said.

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