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Russia, China raise concern on N.Korea resolution

Russia and China raised last-minute concerns on Friday about a U.N. Security Council resolution imposing sanctions on North Korea, but the United States remains hopeful the council will vote on Saturday. The Security Council had been due to meet at 10 a.m. (1400 GMT) to vote on the resolution to punish Pyongyang for its nuclear test on Monday. That has been rescheduled until later in the day after U.S. Ambassador John Bolton said Russia raised “technical problems” on banned weapons. Chinese U.N. Ambassador Wang Guangya told reporters after the meeting that Beijing still had “difficulties” about a provision authorizing nations to search cargo going to and from North Korea for nuclear materials or ballistic missiles. Full Story

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