UN Secretary-General welcomes the adoption of a new security Council resolution on DPRK

© AP Photo / Efrem LukatskyГенеральный UN Secretary Antonio Guterres. Archival photoUN Secretary-General welcomes the adoption of a new security Council resolution on DPRK© AP Photo / Efrem Lukatsky

UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres after the introduction of new sanctions against North Korea called on Pyongyang to follow the decisions of the UN Security Council.

«UN Secretary-General welcomes the adoption of a new resolution of the Security Council in response to the sixth nuclear test of the DPRK,» — said the press service of the UN.

«These harsh measures of the Security Council send a clear signal that the DPRK must comply fully with its international obligations. The Secretary-General urges the DPRK to abide by Council decisions and to allow for the resumption of dialogue,» the statement reads. The Secretary General also urged all countries to ensure compliance with the relevant security Council resolutions.

According to the document, restrictions on exports to the DPRK, oil products — up to 500 thousand barrels from 1 October to 31 December, and up to 2 million barrels within just 2018 for all types of refined oil. Is also the limit on the supply to the DPRK of crude oil and its volume should not exceed the figures for the past 12 months. In addition, North Korea will not be able to purchase condensate and gas liquids will not be able to sell textile products. All States are also prohibited from issuing work permits to citizens of the DPRK.

The resolution also notes the willingness of the UN security Council «to support the six-party talks» on the Korean settlement and the call for their resumption. Security Council further welcomes the efforts of States to «facilitate a peaceful and comprehensive solution through dialogue», without noting specific initiatives.

UN Secretary-General welcomes the adoption of a new security Council resolution on DPRK© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotobanka can fly rockets to the DPRK

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