UN 29 Aug. /Offset. TASS Igor Borisenko/. The UN Security Council will hold on Tuesday evening consultations with the DPRK carried out another launch of a ballistic missile, but it is not known whether adopted following the discussion of the resolution. This was stated on Tuesday in an interview with TASS, Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia.

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“It’s hard to say until we know – he answered the question about the possibility of adopting a new resolution on the missile programme of the DPRK. – May be a resolution, the question is – what resolution. It should be aimed at resolving problems and not on the next threat, which, as we see this country [the DPRK] have ceased to comprehend.”

“The use of sanctions alone is not a way out of the situation, – said Nebenzia, answering questions of journalists. – But, as we have previously stated, first of all, we need political approaches .”

Permanent representative of the Russian Federation has described as “alarming” statements of the President of the United States Donald trump that he does not exclude any variants of actions against the DPRK. “Of course, it’s troubling – said Nebenzia. – The situation is very tense. You should wait, what will the Security Council tonight.”

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He replied in the affirmative to the question of whether to wait will give the effect of steps taken before the UN security Council against Pyongyang before introducing new sanctions. “Yes, I think so,’ he replied. Even discussing new sanctions devalue their very idea.” “We clearly say that it [the missile test of the DPRK] is a violation of all resolutions adopted by the UN in connection with their missile program, – said Russia’s permanent representative at the UN. We clearly stated this”.


Tensions around the Korean Peninsula

The situation on the Korean Peninsula remains extremely tense. In July, the DPRK has twice tested a ballistic missile. In turn, the US and its allies are constantly carried out in the region of large-scale naval exercises. The two sides exchanged tough statements, not excluding any scenario, including military.