The United States and South Korea establish sanctions against North Korea

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The United States and South Korea establish sanctions against North Korea

The USA and South Korea sanctions North Korea

North Korea has threatened to retaliate against the United States after Donald Trump and the South Korean President, Moon Jae-in established UN economic sanctions against Pyongyang.

The presidents of the United States and South Korea have had conversations in which evaluated positively the new sanctions against North Korea. The sanctions were approved by the recent trials of missiles and have committed themselves to fully implement the relevant resolutions and thus urge the international community to do the same.

Trump, who was on vacation in a luxurious Bedminster golf club, already celebrated the sanctions on Twitter, which in his opinion, will have a very strong financial impact for the North Korean country.

On the other hand, Trump wrote on Twitter he had finished talking with the President of South Corea. In addition, he said he was very pleased and impressed with the unanimity of the 15 countries of the United Nations in favor of sanctioning the regime of Kim Jong-Un.

On the other hand, the White House reported that both leaders welcomed the resolution of the United Nations Security Council, which was approved unanimously.

Unanimity after several months of negotiations

The 15 countries of the Security Council reached a unanimous Saturday, this is a resolution that took months of negotiations, and that is reduced by up to $1 billion a year, these are revenues that obtains the Pyongyang regime with exports.

North Korea military testing sanctioned

North Korea military testing sanctioned by the UN

Also, text included the ban on exports of coal to North Korea, which means a loss of around $400 million a year, as well as iron, that is $250 million; lead $110 million and seafood around $300 million, among other measures taken against the companies and the weapons programs of the country.

These sanctions were done as a response for the first intercontinental ballistic missile that was launched by the regime of Kim Jong-Un on July, 4th and the launch of a second projectile shot on July, 28th.

Both leaders agree that the Pyongyang regime is a serious and growing threat to the United States, Japan, and South Korea, as well as for the majority of the countries in the world.

Both Moon and Trump agree that this is a serious concern for the world, because it shows the ballistic capability of Pyongyang and they seek to punish the country’s weapons testing by pressing and sanctioning it.

During the phone call, which lasted for an hour, Moon told Trump that the sanctions unanimously approved by the Security Council are unprecedented sanctions, according to which includes a statement by the Presidential Office of South Korea.

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