China Bans Imports from North Korea

China halts iron, iron ore and seafood imports from North Korea, following through on new UN sanctions over its ally’s nuclear program. 

The United Nations Security Council, including permanent member Beijing, approved tough sanctions against Pyongyang that could cost the country $1 billion a year. China, which is suspected of failing to enforce past UN measures, accounts for 90% of North Korea’s trade.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • Pyongyang is the capital of North Korea.
  • Kim Jong-un is the Supreme Leader of North Korea.
  • The capital of China is Beijing.
Source- The Hindu


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