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New UN sanctions an act of war, US will face the wrath: North Korea

The UN on Friday unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea for its intercontinental ballistic missile test, seeking to limit its access to refined petroleum products and crude oil

Reuters  |  Beijing | Seoul 

The latest UN sanctions against North Korea are an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade against it, North Korea’s foreign ministry said on Sunday, threatening to punish those who supported the measure. The UN Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday for its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test, seeking to limit its access to refined petroleum products and crude oil and its earnings from workers abroad. The UN resolution seeks to ban nearly 90 per cent of refined petroleum exports to North Korea by capping ...

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First Published: Mon, December 25 2017. 09:13 IST
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