The Latest: South Korea, Japan welcome UN sanctions on North
September 10, 2017
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the U.N. Security Council's attempt to rein in North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs (all times local):
South Korea and Japan have welcomed the U.N. Security Council's new sanctions on North Korea in response to the country's latest nuclear test.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (SHIN'-zoh AH'-bay) said Tuesday in Tokyo that he highly appreciates what he called "a remarkably tough sanctions resolution." He added that "it is important to put an unprecedented level of pressure on North Korea to make it change its policies."