Over in Korea - Update

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to impose limited sanctions on North Korea for its recent missile tests and demanded that the reclusive communist nation suspend its ballistic missile program.

The resolution passed Saturday bans all U.N. member states from selling material or technology for missiles or weapons of mass destruction to North Korea - and it bans all countries from receiving missiles, banned weapons or technology from Pyongyang.

It condemns North Korea's multiple missile launches on July 5 and demands that North Korea "suspend all activities related to its ballistic missile program" and re-establish a moratorium on missile launching. It also strongly urges North Korea to return to six-party talks on its nuclear program which have been stalled since last September.

North Korea immediately rejected the resolution and vowed to continue missile launches.

U.S. Ambassador John Bolton said North Korea set "a world record" for a rejection - in just 45 minutes - but warned that Pyongyang's failure to comply could lead to further council action.

I wonder when the next meeting will be.

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