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By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Saturday imposing weapons-related sanctions on North Korea and condemning Pyongyang's flurry of missile tests on July 5. North Korea immediately rejected the resolution. Its U.N.
By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council appeared close to a deal on a resolution condemning North Korea's missile launchings and averting a Chinese veto in a vote that the United States and Japan want on Saturday.
By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - The second round of free trade talks between South Korea and the United States hit a snag, leading some working groups to halt discussions a day early, the chief U.S. negotiator said on Friday.
By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese leader visiting North Korea days after its missile tests defied international opinion said on Monday that Beijing stood by its Communist neighbor, adding to uncertainty about China's position in the standoff.
By George Nishiyama TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan backed off its plan to push for a vote on North Korean sanctions at the U.N. Security Council on Monday in the face of continued efforts by regional powers to resolve a missile crisis through direct diplomacy.
By George Nishiyama TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan pushed on Monday for a U.N. Security Council resolution that would impose sanctions on North Korea for test-launching missiles last week and urged China to do its best to get Pyongyang back to talks on its nuclear ambitions.
By Chisa Fujioka TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan pushed on Monday for a U.N. Security Council resolution that would impose sanctions on North Korea for its missile launches and urged China to do its best to get Pyongyang back to six-country talks on its nuclear ambitions.
By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. envoy to six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear programs, visiting Tokyo for discussions on the North Korean missile crisis, said on Monday it was very important to get the multilateral talks going again.
Momentum built on Sunday to seek a diplomatic solution to the North Korean missile crisis, with Seoul distancing itself from Japanese-led U.N. moves to slap punitive sanctions on the reclusive state.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's leader Kim Jong-il said his country would not budge in negotiations with the United States, adding the reclusive state was ready to meet any attack with a strong blow of its own, Yonhap reported on Sunday.
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