UNSC mulling reduction in North Koreans working abroad: Kono

/ Sep 3, 2017

UNSC mulling reduction in North Koreans working abroad: Kono

Foreign Minister Taro Kono said Sunday the U.N. Security Council will consider reducing the number of North Koreans working outside the reclusive state as part of new sanctions. The measure is aimed at reducing funding for North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. The UNSC resolution adopted ...

May 24, 2017

China says no one should bring chaos to Korean peninsula

China said on Wednesday no one had the right to bring chaos to the Korean peninsula, a day after it pushed for full implementation of U.N. sanctions against neighboring North Korea for its missile and nuclear tests and called for dialogue. The United States has ...

U.N. disarmament head gives first briefing on Syria chemical weapons

May 24, 2017

U.N. disarmament head gives first briefing on Syria chemical weapons

Izumi Nakamitsu, the United Nations' new head of disarmament, gave her first briefing to the 15-member Security Council on Tuesday, focusing on the latest developments on chemical weapons in Syria. As the high representative for disarmament affairs, the Japanese is in charge of a wide-ranging ...