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US Treasury's Mnuchin: China may face new sanctions on N. Korea

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North Korean textile exports in 2016 totaled $752.5 million, accounting for about one-fourth of its total $3 billion in merchandise exports, according to South Korean government figures.

"If it agrees to stop its nuclear programme, it can reclaim its future ... if North Korea continues its dangerous path, we will continue with further pressure", said Haley, who credited a "strong relationship" between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping for the successful resolution negotiations.

"China has reiterated many times that military force cannot be an option for the settlement of the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue", Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the day after North Korea detonated what it called a hydrogen bomb.

It also bans joint ventures with North Korean entities, except for nonprofit public utility infrastructure projects, and prohibits countries from bringing in new North Korean workers.

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DPRK is short for North Korea's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

China has expressed a similar sentiment and has been reluctant to go fully onboard with the U.S. -proposed sanctions resolutions against its major economic partner.

She said an agreement similar to the Iranian nuclear deal struck under the Obama administration could be the solution. Pyongyang added in the statement that Washington will pay a heavy price for the new measures against the Kim regime.

"Their provocations seem likely to increase - not decrease - over time".

Intelligence agencies and cybersecurity experts have also linked North Korea to WannaCry, the biggest cyberattack the world has ever seen. But he criticized Trump's commentary on the North Korean crisis, which he said was making matters worse.

"I think that's part of the problem", he told CNN. What does this resolution do, and does it have the teeth that the Trump administration wanted it to have? Affected are not only North Korean diplomats and officials in China but also laborers and traders with North Korean passports.

Alliance planning to confront any threat from Pyongyang is in its infancy. In the years that followed, he led a purge of senior officials that included most notably, Jang Song Thaek, an uncle by marriage.

Lawmakers who spoke Tuesday supported the U.S. pressure tactics, while voicing skepticism that North Korea could be forced into abandon nuclear weapons it regards as a guarantee of survival for the Kim dynasty. It's a disturbing film, but it rings true to life based on the painstaking research.

Existing North Korean account holders could not deposit or remove money from their accounts, the BoC bank teller said.

The proposed resolution would slap a ban on textile exports from North Korea, but drop demands for a full halt to payments of North Korea laborers working abroad.

"We don't worry very much", said another shop worker, Ri Jong Ok. "They have undermined it".

The Security Council is due to vote in New York on a US-drafted resolution to impose new restrictions on the rogue state following its sixth and largest nuclear test, carried out just over a week ago.

The United States and its allies argue that tougher sanctions will pile pressure on Kim's regime to come to the negotiating table to discuss an end to its nuclear and missile tests.

It retains language on the council's "determination to take further significant measures" in the event of a new nuclear test or ballistic missile launch.

Ambassador Nikki Haley called the package the toughest threat against North Korea yet. He singled out the China Merchants Bank and the Agricultural Bank of China.



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