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Pyongyang warns US of its ‘greatest pain’

NORTH Korea yesterday rejected a UN Security Council resolution imposing tougher sanctions and said the United States would soon face the “greatest pain” it had ever experienced.

The Security Council unanimously stepped up sanctions against North Korea on Monday over the country’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test, imposing a ban on its textile exports and capping imports of crude oil.

“My delegation condemns in the strongest terms and categorically rejects the latest illegal and unlawful UN Security Council resolution,” North Korea’s UN ambassador Han Tae Song told the UN-sponsored Conference on Disarmament in Geneva yesterday.

Han accused the US administration of being “fired up for political, economic, and military confrontation,” and of being “obsessed with the wild game of reversing the DPRK’s development of nuclear force which has already reached the completion phase.” North Korea’s official names is the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)

North Korea is “ready to use a form of ultimate means,” Han said, without elaborating. “The forthcoming measures by the DPRK will make the US suffer the greatest pain it ever experienced in its history.”


 

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