We need Hans Blix to sort out these ratbags

Seriously need Hans Blix to sort out the dirty little ratbags north of the 38th parallel.

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The Telegraph reports:

The United Nations Security Council has voted to tighten financial restrictions on North Korea in response to the country’s third nuclear test.

The US-drafted resolution, which was approved unanimously by the 15-nation council, was the product of three weeks of negotiations between the United States and China after the test on February 12.

Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general, welcomed the council’s move, saying in a statement that the resolution “sent an unequivocal message to (North Korea) that the international community will not tolerate its pursuit of nuclear weapons.”

The US said that the sanctions would “bite hard.” 

“Taken together, these sanctions will bite and bite hard,” said Susan Rice, the US ambassador to the UN. “They increase North Korea’s isolation and raise the cost to North Korea’s leaders of defying the international community.”

Glyn Davies, the State Department’s Special Representative for North Korea, said Washington would not accept North Korea as a nuclear state and would not reward it for returning to nuclear talks.

Earlier, North Korea, in anticipation of the sanctions, resorted to typical sabre-rattling, vowing to launch pre-emptive nuclear strikes against the US and other aggressors.

Pyongyang has made such threats before but it has increased the number and scale of its verbal attacks in recent weeks.

“Now that the US is set to light a fuse for a nuclear war, (our) revolutionary armed forces… will exercise the right to a pre-emptive nuclear attack to destroy the strongholds of the aggressors,” said a government statement reported by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

It added: “We gravely warn that at a time when we cannot avoid a second Korean War, the UN Security Council, which served as the US puppet in 1950 and made Korean people harbour eternal grudges against it, must not commit the same crime again.”

  • PlanetOrphan

    There must have been some serious atrocities committed during that war.
    In the name of peace doesn’t get a look in.

  • Mr_Blobby

    “the international community will not tolerate its pursuit of nuclear weapons.”

    News flash they already have them.

  • Travis Poulson

    Not only that, but they’re pulling out of agreements (including the armistice), cut direct communication with the south and urging their troops the prepare for war. Looks like the whipper-snapper is trying to live up to his grandpa and pappy, he’s in for a shock if he decides to cast the first stone.

    • PlanetOrphan

      I think the Military Junta are going to do what they bloody want regardless of their leaders’ wishes.

      • Travis Poulson

        Being the age he is, lack of experience, (probably intelligence too) I can’t help but think they’re doing nothing more than letting him think he’s in charge because of who he is, or more importantly, who his daddy and grandfather is/was.

        • PlanetOrphan

          Definitely part of the equation, He appears to be reaching out for help, but no one is listening …

          From the spirit worlds perspective , his Father worried about this exact problem …

          In the name of peace is a direction, a place for a country to exist, The Junta can’t see that.

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