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NORTH KOREA – IRAN – CHINA
North Korean technicians in Iran to build nuclear weapons
Japanese newspaper says North Korea sent 200 highly specialised technicians to 12 Iranian provinces to help Iran build the bomb. The United Nations report says the two countries exchanged weapons with the complicity of China.
17/07/2009 KOREA – UNITED NATIONS
Pyongyang ends six-party nuclear talks as UN imposes new sanctions
North Korea’s No 2 leader declares a ‘permanent end’ to talks, alleging a violation of ‘national sovereignty.’ He threatens further development in the country’s nuclear programme. The UN Security Council unanimously freezes assets of North Korean officials and state companies.
02/12/2016 17:15:00 NORTH KOREA
Pyongyang slams new UN sanctions, whose effective application is doubted
The UN hopes to deprive North Korea of about US$ 700 million a year in export revenues. For North Korean authorities, this is another violation by the US-controlled United Nations. Pyongyang tells Trump that it is a nuclear power.
24/09/2009 IRAN – UNITED NATIONS
Russia closer to US on sanctions against Tehran
Medvedev holds talks with Obama. At the UN General Assembly Ahmadinejad is open to shaking hands with all friendly hands. He also attacks Israel and the United States. The 5+1 group is set to meet in Geneva on 1 October. Harsher sanctions might be imposed on Tehran.
23/01/2013 NORTH KOREA - UNITED NATIONS
Pyongyang tells UN, it will pursue its nuclear programme
UN Security Council votes unanimously (China included) to boost sanctions against the Stalinist regime for pursuing its rocket programme. For Pyongyang, the decision is undemocratic and unrealistic; denuclearisation will come when the whole world does it.
18/05/2011 CHINA – NORTH KOREA – IRAN
Beijing rejects charges of weapons shipments to Pyongyang and Tehran
UN Security Council report says China violated 2006 ban on the two nations by acting as a “transit point” between them. The Chinese government denies the charges, blocks the report’s publication.
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