Churkin: draft resolution on expanding sanctions against the DPRK must be taken


UN on 2 March. /Corr. Oleg Zelenin/. The U.S. prepared a draft resolution of the UN Security Council on expanding sanctions against the DPRK are not perfect, but it needs to be taken. This was stated to journalists on Tuesday, the permanent representative of the Russian Federation at the world organization Vitaly Churkin.

“Can’t say that it is perfect 100% text, but it is a very complex text, it is a resolution which required that the Security Council needs to take due to certain challenges by the DPRK,” he said. According to the diplomat, the American delegation had taken into account some wishes of Russia. “Whether they took into account all the concerns? Not really, but we strive for consensus”, – said the permanent representative of the Russian Federation.