North Korea rejects U.N. sanctions, declares pursuit of nuclear arms

North Korea formally rejected a U.N. Security Council resolution on Saturday that demands an end to its nuclear arms program, signaling it would defy international sanctions and pursue its goal of becoming a full-fledged nuclear weapons state. The Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday, tightening financial restrictions and cracking down on its attempts to transport banned cargo. The North’s sole major ally China wants the sanctions fully implemented. …

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North Korea has declined to accept dozens of human rights-related remendations from the United Nations, calling them an "insult to the country's dignity and a serious distortion of reality North Korea said on Thursday it no longer wanted to deal with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and said he should be replaced in talks by someone more mature. bluntly deization unless 'U.S. threat to ' is eliminated Since his meeting with Kim, Trump has claimed progress, but talks appear to have stalled as Tags: north, korea, bluntly, rejects, White House again rejects talks The White House on Monday ruled out talks with except to discuss the fate Americans held there, again appearing to rebuke Secretary State Rex Tillerson who said Washington was no longer wants Secretary State Mike Pompeo involved in talks, calling for someone "more careful and mature in municating" instead.

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