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Europeans urge strict sanctions enforcement on North Korea

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09.10.2019

EUROPEAN members of the UN Security Council called Tuesday for the strict enforcement of international sanctions against North Korea, after a closed-door meeting prompted by Pyongyang’s latest missile test.

“International sanctions must remain in place and be fully and strictly enforced,” they said in a statement read by French ambassador Nicolas Riviere.

Joining France in the statement was Belgium, Germany, Poland and Britain as well as Estonia, which becomes a council member in January.

In a rare encounter with journalists on Monday, North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations, Kim Song, assailed the Europeans for doing Washington’s bidding in seeking the........

© Asian Correspondent