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UN: Russia blocked nerve agent that killed Kim Jong-nam from sanctions list - Haley00:54

UN: Russia blocked nerve agent that killed Kim Jong-nam from sanctions list - Haley

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September 17, 2018 at 18:14 GMT +00:00 · Published

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley claimed that Russia blocked the UN from adding the nerve agent that killed the half-brother of Kim Jong-un - Kim Jong-nam - from the UN sanctions list, speaking from UN headquarters in New York City, Monday.

"When North Korea assassinated Kim Jong-nam with VX, a deadly nerve agent, the United States moved to strengthen UN controls on the flow of chemical and biological weapons technology of North Korea. Russia agreed with us in the Security Council, but turned around and again blocked the sanctions committee from updating its 12-year-old sanctions list," Haley said.

She added that Russia resisted sanctions regarding North Korea’s means of delivery of nuclear weapons.

Source: UNIFEED-UNTV

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United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley claimed that Russia blocked the UN from adding the nerve agent that killed the half-brother of Kim Jong-un - Kim Jong-nam - from the UN sanctions list, speaking from UN headquarters in New York City, Monday.

"When North Korea assassinated Kim Jong-nam with VX, a deadly nerve agent, the United States moved to strengthen UN controls on the flow of chemical and biological weapons technology of North Korea. Russia agreed with us in the Security Council, but turned around and again blocked the sanctions committee from updating its 12-year-old sanctions list," Haley said.

She added that Russia resisted sanctions regarding North Korea’s means of delivery of nuclear weapons.

Source: UNIFEED-UNTV

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