United Nations bans North Korea's textile export

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin

"The forthcoming measures by DPRK (the Democratic Republic of Korea) will make the U.S. suffer the greatest pain it has ever experienced in its history", he said.

USA representative Nikki Haley warned to "stop it ourselves" if North Korea does not end its nuclear and ballistic missile programs stating that "Half measures against the regime have not worked".

Textiles were North Korea's second-biggest export after coal and other minerals in 2016, totaling $752 million.

North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations spoke about the sanctions, saying he categorically rejected them.

"Pyongyang falsifies the identity of vessels to make it harder for governments to determine if ships docking in their ports are linked to North Korea", Billingslea said.

"Since the U.S.is revealing its nature as a blood-thirsty beast obsessed with the wild dream of reversing [North Korea's] development of the state nuclear force which has already reached the completion phase, there is no way that [North Korea] is going to wait and let the USA feast on it", the statement read.

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned that the United States may impose additional sanctions on China - potentially cutting off access to the U.S. financial system - if it does not follow through on a fresh round of United Nations restrictions against North Korea.

Australia was not considering options beyond diplomatic, political and economic measures but Ms Bishop acknowledged: "We've got a long way to go".

- limits the import of crude oil.

China also supplied most of its crude oil to North Korea.

Diplomats said China's United Nations ambassador, Liu Jieyi, who was on a Security Council trip to Ethiopia, flew back to NY on Thursday to take part in negotiations.

South Korea and Japan have welcomed the sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council. "But those sanctions are nothing compared to what ultimately will have to happen", he added, without giving details.

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"We are not looking for war". Losses of the North Korean state will grow.

The International community condemned North Korea for testing the hydrogen bomb on August 27, marking the sixth time the isolated state has tested a nuclear weapon. "The choice is theirs".

Both Russia and China proposed that the United States and South Korea stop their military drills that trigger the anger of North Korea.

It's significant to note that this resolution was unanimously agreed upon.

Russian Federation has said sanctions aren't working and President Vladimir Putin expressed concern that a total oil cutoff could hurt the North Korean people. Late Sunday night, after a series of closed-door meetings, a revised draft emerged, setting a cap on oil exports to North Korea, but not blocking them altogether.

The North flight-tested its developmental Hwasong-14 ICBMs twice in July and analysis of flight data suggested that the missiles could reach deep into the United States mainland when perfected.

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More than 90 percent of North Korea's publicly reported 2016 exports were banned now under these new measures . Due to opposition, a proposed asset freeze and a complete travel ban on dictator Kim Jong-un were dropped.

Merkel said: "I could also imagine such a format to settle the North Korea conflict".

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