The UN security Council adopted against the DPRK are most severe in 20 years of sanctions


The UN security Council unanimously adopted “the toughest in 20 years” the package of sanctions against the DPRK because of its nuclear. The Associated Press reported.

The new restrictions include mandatory inspection of cargo heading to North Korea or from it, a ban on the sale and supply of small arms and light weapons. New measures include the expulsion of all diplomats involved in “illegal activities”, decided the UN security Council.

New sanctions were the fruit of negotiations in which mediators were made by China, said AP.

In January 2016, the DPRK announced the successful test of a hydrogen bomb. Pyongyang then noted that it will not use nuclear weapons unless it violated state sovereignty. A month later, the Northern Anchor reported about the successful launch of the rocket which put into orbit the satellite 4 Kwangmyongsong (“Bright star-4”) designed to monitor the Earth.

Rocket launch criticized a number of countries, including Moscow. The UN security Council has promised to impose new sanctions against the DPRK. U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power declared that Washington “will facilitate the acceptance of serious measures by the security Council against North Korea”. Us President Barack Obama and South Korean President Park Geun-Hye also talked about the introduction of new sanctions outside the security Council.