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North Korea faces fresh sanctions

Posted By admin On June 11, 2009 @ 4:20 am In World News | Comments Disabled

ITN [1]
Thursday, June 11, 2009

World powers have agreed to expand sanctions on North Korea to punish it for its recent nuclear test and weapons programme.

The five permanent United Nations Security Council members, plus Japan and South Korea, agreed on a draft resolution to be discussed on Friday, a diplomat said.

The US and Japan have pushed for strong sanctions to punish the hermit state for its nuclear test in May.

But China and Russia had been cautious about provoking Pyongyang by imposing more sanctions.

North Korea has angered the region and other countries in the past few weeks with missile launches, threats to attack the South and a nuclear test.

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[7] North Korea threatens to attack South Korea: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-threatens-to-attack-south-korea.html

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