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North Korea sanctions: The many attempts to punish Pyongyang

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has once again attempted to pressure North Korea (DPRK) over its nuclear and missile tests by approving a seventh round of sanctions in 11 years.

The UN’s previous six attempts have apparently failed to properly affect Pyongyang, which claimed to test-fire two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) in July. The UNSC responded to those tests with fresh sanctions, which were unanimously adopted by the 15-member body on Saturday.

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