Dec 22, 2017

U.N. Security Council put more sanctions on North Korea

Kim Jong-un. Photo: AFP / Getty Images

The U.N. Security Council voted to enforce tougher sanctions on North Korea, the BBC reports, including reducing the regime's petrol imports up to 90%.

This comes after more ballistic missile tests from the regime. The sanctions also require North Korean nationals abroad to return back to the country within a year, and bans North Korean goods like machinery and electrical equipment, per BBC.

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