US call for UN meet­ing

Wales On Sunday - - NEWS -

THE United States has called an ur­gent meet­ing of the UN Se­cu­rity Coun­cil in re­sponse to what it says are ef­forts by some coun­tries “to un­der­mine and ob­struct” sanc­tions against North Korea.

The US Mis­sion an­nounced on Fri­day evening that the meet­ing to­mor­row would “dis­cuss the im­ple­men­ta­tion and en­force­ment of UN sanc­tions on North Korea”.

US Am­bas­sador Nikki Ha­ley ac­cused Rus­sia on Thurs­day of pres­sur­ing a panel of UN ex­perts to al­ter a re­port on North Korea sanc­tions that in­cluded al­leged vi­o­la­tions “im­pli­cat­ing Rus­sian ac­tors”.

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