The resolution would prohibit North Korea from exporting textiles and ban all countries from hiring and paying North Korean workers
North Korean defectors prepare to release balloons carrying leaflets and a banner denouncing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for North Korea's latest nuclear test, in Paju, near the border with North Korea, South Korea. The letters read "Let's punish Kim Jong-un and stop nuclear test. "(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File), photo: AP/Ahn Young-joon, File
06 of September 2017 16:14:11
UNITED NATIONS – A U.S.-drafted resolution seeks to have the U.N. ban all oil and natural gas exports to North Korea and order a freeze on all foreign financial assets of the country and its leader Kim Jong Un.The draft circulated to council members Wednesday was obtained by a news agency. It would also prohibit North Korea from exporting textiles and ban all countries from hiring and paying workers from the northeast Asian nation — two key sources of foreign currency.It would also prohibit North Korea from being part of any joint ventures or cooperative agreements.