Russia Blocks UNSC Report On North Korea Because Of Media Leaks, Disagreement On Some Points

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Russia Blocks UNSC Report On North Korea Because Of Media Leaks, Disagreement On Some Points

July 27, 2018, file photo, North Koreans take part in a mass dance during the commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the end of the Korean War, which the country celebrates as the day of “victory in the fatherland liberation war,” at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, File)

Russia has temporarily ceased discussions of a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) report on North Korea due to disagreement on some of its points and concern that some its parts can be leaked to the media. Moscow also demanded that the report of the UNSC Committee on North Korea (the 1718 Committee) on the implementation of sanctions against North Korea and its nuclear program has to be amended.

“The discussion was vivid… we put on hold the report of the Committee 1718, because we disagree with certain elements of the report and on the conduct of the business itself. I will not dwell upon it because the report, before it is published, is confidential,” Vassily Nebenzia, a Russian UN envoy, told media commenting on this situation. “We and other delegations expressed concern on the regular leaks of the committee information into the press, you can look it up on the internet.”

According to Nebenzia, Moscow also filled a request to investigate the leaks but some of the UNSC members are not willing to do so. Nebenzia said that the leaks are “inadmissible” and “against the principle of the work of the committee.”

A confidential report on the implementation of North Korea sanctions was leaked to Reuters on August 4. The report citing a six-month review by independent experts North Korea has not ceased its nuclear and missile program as well as has supplied weapons to some states in the Middle East and Africa. Yemen’s Houthis were among the alleged customers of North Korean weapons. Then, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that the leak was designed to increase pressure on North Korea.

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  • frankly

    Inverting reality to serve some nefarious goal. Rothschild Zionists spinning their evil webs. Yeah that bus where they found the fin off a laser guided bomb, obviously NK. You know this occult kid killing thing is turning into a bit of an Achilles heal, maybe you guys should check yourselves into a clinic.

    • frankly

      Yeah you got your Cleveland Clinic, Betty Ford Clinic, maybe they can start a McCain Clinic, you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave. Hey Assholes, leave them kids alone! Can someone forward this to Roger Waters, I’d hate to think it’s a copywrite infringement.