North Korea Threatens US As Council Mulls New UN Sanctions

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Koo Kab-Woo of the University of North Korean Studies in Seoul said the measures carried symbolic value as the "first United States attempt at touching North Korea's economic lifeline".

He urged Pyongyang to resume cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency, whose nuclear inspectors were kicked out of North Korea in 2009. According to analysts, these tests demonstrate that Pyongyang not only possesses nuclear weapons, but also missiles that can reach the west coast of the United States. And there's also a ban on new work permits for North Korean workers.

The new resolution would impose an embargo on all textile trade and require inspections and monitoring of North Korea's sea vessels by member states, but doesn't provide for the use of military force to gain access to the ships.

Beijing may accept the suggestion that the People's Liberation Army march across China's border with North Korea to create a safety zone in order to build shelters for refugees and stem a massive refugee inflow into China's northeast.

"Instead of making (the) right choice with rational analysis, . the Washington regime (has opted) for political, economic, and military confrontation", Han said.

One company, Velmur, is officially a real estate company in Singapore, but Justice accused it of "facilitating the laundering of funds for North Korea financial facilitators and sanctioned entities", in a complaint filed last month, which notes that Velmur lacks a headquarters, offices and a website, and "bears the hallmarks of a front company".

"This will cut deep", U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said on the new resolution, pointing out it will hit Pyongyang's ability to fuel and fund its nuclear and missile programs and will reduce by nearly 50 percent its supply of gas, diesel and heavy fuel oil. It estimated that North Korea managed to export at least $270 million of banned commodities between February and August.

A US-drafted resolution originally calling for an oil embargo on the North, a halt to its key exports of textiles and subjecting leader Kim Jong Un to a financial and travel ban, has been weakened, apparently to placate Russian Federation and China which both have veto powers, diplomats said.

On the other hand, China may have a problem with the USA military crossing the 38th parallel, reviving memories of the Korean War in the early 1950s.

It would add the name of North Korean senior official Pak Yong Sik, who helps direct the country's missile industries, to the blacklist along with three other North Korean agencies. Kim Hyun-Wook, professor at the Seoul government's Korea National Diplomatic Academy, told AFP that Washington had softened its original "very strong draft proposal" because it was vital to keep Moscow and Beijing on board.

Amb. Haley added that North Korea's Kim Jong-Un was "begging for war".

Joseph DeTrani, a former USA special envoy for negotiations with North Korea, said he sees the president's use of Twitter as a "healthy" and "invigorating" way of communicating directly with domestic and global audiences. It compares with demand previous year of nearly 2.6 million barrels a day in South Korea, 12.5 million in China and 19.6 million in the US, according to the EIA. Exports of copper, nickel, silver, zinc and the sale of statues were also banned.

2 June 2017: United Nations imposed a travel ban and asset freeze on four entities and 14 officials, including the head of North Korea's overseas spying operations. It should not be long before North Korea develops the capability to miniaturise its nuclear weapons and fit them to its intermediate and long-range missiles.

Countries will also be obliged to inspect ships suspected of carrying North Korean goods that might be banned under United Nations resolutions.

North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3, building on a series of missile tests over the summer that prompted stern warnings from President Donald Trump and raised fears of a new war.

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