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North-Missile Korea / UN (Photo, TV): UN-China and Russia timer on a US project to sanction North Korea
by Michelle Nichols
United Nations, 21 January (Reuters) - China and Russia obtained Thursday the postponement of the United Nations a proposal from the United States to sanction five North Korean nationals after the missile tests performed By Pyongyang, who suggested that he could resume nuclear tests, reported diplomats.
The two countries have taken their approach upstream of a meeting of the UN Security Council scheduled in camera at the end of the day to evoke North Korea, for the second time in two weeks, following the fourth Tactical missile test performed by Pyongyang this month.
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in a common statement, seven members of the Council - United States, France, Great Britain, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Albania and Brazil - and Japan stated that North Korean trials "show the determination of the plan to Develop weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programs at all costs, including to the detriment of its own people ".
Washington, which imposed the last week of unilateral sanctions against six North Korean nationals, proposed that five of them are also targeted by UN sanctions - travel prohibition and asset gel.
This request was to be approved by consensus by the Sanctions Commission against North Korea to the Security Council. However China and Russia have placed "suspense" the American query, throwing a shadow on the project, asking for more time and evidence, reported diplomats. (Michelle Nichols report; French version Jean Terzian)
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