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US says China and Russia blocking UN action on North Korea

Mar. 20, 2023 18:43 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States accused China and Russia on Monday of shielding North Korea from any action by the U.N. Security Council for its unprecedented spate of intercontinental ballistic missile launches, which violate multiple U.N. resolutions and jeopardize international...

West spotlights North Korea rights abuses; China opposes

Mar. 18, 2023 00:28 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States, its Western allies and experts shone a spotlight on the dire human rights situation and increasing repression in North Korea at a U.N. meeting Friday that China and Russia denounced as a politicized move likely to further escalate tensions on the Korean...

US urges UN to condemn North Korea; China, Russia blame US

Feb. 20, 2023 20:53 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and its allies urged the U.N. Security Council on Monday to condemn North Korea’s unlawful ballistic missile launches, but China and Russia blamed the U.S. for escalating tensions with stepped-up military exercises targeting Pyongyang. At...