Wednesday, March 16, 2016

THREATS FROM NORTH KOREA: US, China in talks to implement NoKor sanctions

The head of the US Treasury stressed that both the US and Chinese government are discussing measures to effectively implement sanctions against North Korea. According to the US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, the US is working hard to ensure that the new UNSC sanctions against North Korea are implement. To conclude, the US has been holding talks with CHina and right now, Acting Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Adam Szubin is in China in such discussions.

Like South Korea, the United States downplayed North Korea's claimed that the country has successfully simulated the ballistic missile's re-entry into the earth's atmosphere. Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook says Washington highly doubts North Korea has the ability to develop such a ballistic missile, but added the US is fully prepared to deal with any provocation launched by the regime. Cook states that the US is collaborating with South Korea and Japan to counter threats from North Korea.

Source: Arirang News

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