Security Council members vote for tough new sanctions against North Korea
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UN backs new North Korea sanctions after nuclear test

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved fresh sanctions against North Korea in response to Pyongyang's nuclear test last month.

The resolution is targeting North Korean diplomats, cash transfers and access to luxury goods.

It imposes asset freezes and travel bans on three individuals and two firms linked to North Korea's military.

Barbara Plett reports.

  • 07 Mar 2013
  • From the section Asia
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