UN Security Council fresh sanctions against North Korea

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UN Security Council fresh sanctions against North Korea

UNITED NATIONS, United States (APP): The UN Security Council agreed Friday to immediately begin drafting a new resolution that would impose fresh sanctions on North Korea after its fifth nuclear test.

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"The members of the Security Council will begin to work immediately on appropriate measures under article 41 and a Security Council resolution," said New Zealand's Ambassador Gerard van Bohemen, who holds the council's rotating presidency.

Article 41 of the UN charter provides for sanctions.