The UN Security Council on Friday, June 2, unanimously approved a resolution expanding sanctions against North Korea. Stream vote was carried on the website of the world organization.
Permanent representative of the presidency of the UN security Council in June, Bolivia Sasha, Llorentti the results of the voting announced that the draft resolution has garnered 15 “Yes” votes. The document was prepared by the United States after the next violation by Pyongyang of the relevant resolutions of the world organization, which prohibits the DPRK conduct missile tests.
The document, work on which continued the past few weeks, suggests the inclusion in the sanctions list of four organizations and ten individuals who, in the opinion of sponsors, could work abroad in the interests of the DPRK. Restrictive measures touched on three Russian companies and Russian Igor Michurin, says RIA Novosti.
Deputy permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vladimir Safronkov said that “Moscow would like to hear an explanation regarding the expansion of us sanctions against the DPRK., under which were three Russian companies and one citizen of our country. This step causes bewilderment and deep disappointment”.
The resolution urges Pyongyang to immediately halt missile and nuclear activities. Also, the document confirmed the commitment of the world organization to resolve tensions on the Korean Peninsula by political and diplomatic means.
Yesterday the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Gennady Gatilov said that Moscow is not going to enjoy the right of veto in respect of resolutions on the DPRK.
30 may, the DPRK stated that it has successfully tested a ballistic missile. For testing of the missile controlled with precision guidance system, observed the leader of the Republic, Kim Jong-UN. He ordered to start the development of more powerful strategic weapons.