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Museveni Bows To UN Pressure, Severs Ties With Kim Jong Un

The government of Uganda has announced that it has ceased any of its dealings with the Democratic Republic of North Korea, in compliance to the United Nations Sanctions.

Four days ago, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted the United States drafted resolution to impose new sanctions on North Korea on Monday. The sanctions follow a sixth large nuclear test and are seen as a threat to the international community.

President Museveni with Kim Yong Nam, the president of the Presidium of the Supreme

The intermediate-range missile that flew over Japan came less than two weeks after the DPRK conducted a test of a nuclear device on 3 September and only three days after the Security Council unanimously adopted a new round of sanctions against against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

All UN Member States were subsequently urged to fully implement the sanctions in condemnation of what the UN described as the highly provocative” ballistic missile launch.

In a press statement issued after the meeting, the 15 ambassadors demanded the country, also known as North Korea, to immediately halt such actions. They also reiterated the importance of maintaining peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and the region at large.

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