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The source revealed the date of the vote in the UN Security Council on the strengthening of sanctions against the DPRK


UNSC. File photoUN, May 26.A vote on the US draft resolution on strengthening sanctions against the DPRK is expected on Thursday, a source in the Security Council told RIA Novosti. “Voting is expected tomorrow,” the source said. Earlier, a meeting on the DPRK appeared in the Security Council meeting schedule, it is scheduled for Thursday afternoon. As noted in the draft resolution, a copy of which is at the disposal of RIA Novosti, the Security Council condemns in the strongest possible terms the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile carried out by the DPRK on March 24, as well as a series of other recent North Korean ballistic missile launches. The draft refers to the text of Resolution 2397 of 2017, which states: If the DPRK conducts a new nuclear test or launch of a ballistic missile capable of delivering a charge to an intercontinental range, or a test or launch leading to the development of such a ballistic missile, then the Security Council will take measures to further restrict oil exports to the DPRK.Rocket launches by the DPRK increase tension in the world, the UN said The draft resolution reduces the amount of allowable supplies of crude oil to Pyongyang. If before that the UN Security Council allowed 4 million barrels, or 525,000 tons of crude oil to be supplied to North Korea during the year, then the current draft reduces this volume to 3 million barrels, or 393,750 tons. barrels of refined petroleum products per year (including diesel fuel and kerosene), the current draft proposes to reduce the volume to 375,000 barrels or 46,875 tons. The Security Council, according to the draft, decides that the DPRK will stop exporting mineral fuels, petroleum products and products of their distillation ; bituminous substances; mineral wax, watches and spare parts for them, and that all Member States should prohibit the purchase of the above items from the DPRK. The text also states that all UN Member States should prohibit the direct or indirect supply, sale or transfer of all tobacco and tobacco products to the DPRK . The draft resolution also prohibits purchasing from the DPRK or facilitating the purchase of information and communication technology-related services.

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