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UN Council votes to impose sanctions on N. Korea

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  • Greg Cannon
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060715/wl_nm/korea_north_un_dc_1;_ylt=AiJUuiZYKavUtLmhfXgwtVr9xg8F;_ylu=X3oDMTA2ZGZwam4yBHNlYwNmYw-- UN Council votes to impose
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      UN Council votes to impose sanctions on N. Korea

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      UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council
      voted unanimously on Saturday to impose
      weapons-related sanctions on North Korea in response
      to its flurry of missile tests that provoked an
      international outcry.

      The resolution demands that North Korea "suspend all
      activities related to its ballistic missile program."
      It requires all U.N. members to prevent imports to or
      exports from North Korea of missiles and
      missile-related items as well as materials and funds
      that could be used in weapons of mass destruction
      programs.

      To avert a veto from China, the resolution does not
      mention Chapter 7 of the U.N. Charter, a provision
      used to make council documents legally binding. But
      Security Council members said the resolution was
      nonetheless mandatory because of the way it was
      worded.
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