North Korea : UN Security Council To Adopt Exemplary Sanctions

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According to Western diplomatic sources, members of United Nations Security Council
have reached an agreement to punish North Korea for violating UN Resolution 1718 of October 14, 2006 , with the underground nuclear test on last Monday.

The representatives of the five permanent members of the Security Council, United States, United Kingdom, France, China and Russia discussed the issue on Wednesday. Japan and South Korea were invited to these talks.

"There is a clear commitment to move toward sanctions," said one diplomat. And this time, Russia and China, historically reluctant to sanctions against Pyongyang, would not oppose.

The draft resolution against Pyongyang will be ready next week for further discussion and vote by the 15-nation Security Council.

The possible sanctions include extensionp of the black list of companies that help North Korea and reinforcement of the blockade of the import and export of all kinds of weapons, as the current blockade only applies to heavy weaponas.

In addition, other possibilities include increased restrictions on North Korean banking system relations with the outside world, in and out flights limitations, and individual sanctions against specific North Korean officials or businessmen.

North Korea rejected yesterday the armistice which ended the Korean War in 1953 and threatened to attack South Korea in response to Seoul's decision to join the Initiative for Proliferation Security Initiative driven by the U.S. in 2003 to prevent international trafficking in weapons of mass destruction.

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Closing the Pandora’s box

admin 31 weeks 4 days 1 hour 25 min ago

General de Gaulle said once that a state which doesn’t possess nuclear arms while other states possess such arms doesn’t possess its own fate. On which basis can any country deny to any other country the right to possess its own fate?

Why Iran and North Korea nuclear programs are considered as a threat that requires punishment by the United Nations while other countries like India, Pakistan or Israel are allowed to own a nuclear arsenal?

Who decides which country is a rogue state and which other is a good fellow? Answering that Iran and North Korea are not democratic countries which do not respect Human Rights (which is true) is not enough. China or Pakistan aren't democratic either.

Iran and North Korea support terrorism and could provide terrorists with nuclear weapons: let the state that has never supported or used any form of terrorism cast the first stone!

The official nuclear club members (who are are the permanent members of the UN Security Council) by arrogating to themselves the right to allow or forbid access to nuclear technologies, posed a moral challenge: can anyone speak of democracy, law, justice or equity when "International Right" appears to be based mainly on the "Right of the Strongest"?

That's only by totally renouncing nuclear warfare that rulers of the world will be able to close this man-made Panodra's box.


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