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North Korea warns US of 'greatest pain', rejects sanctions

North Korea was condemned globally for its latest nuclear test on September 3

Stephanie Nebehay | Reuters  |  London 

North Korea on Tuesday rejected a UN Security Council resolution imposing tougher sanctions and said the United States would soon face the “greatest pain” it had ever experienced. The Security Council unanimously stepped up sanctions against North Korea on Monday over the country’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test, imposing a ban on its textile exports and capping imports of crude oil. “My delegation condemns in the strongest terms and categorically rejects the latest illegal and unlawful UN Security Council resolution,” Pyongyang’s ...

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 02:08 IST