UN, September 4. /TASS/. Support from Russia and China will need to work on the new resolution of the UN Security Council toughen sanctions against the DPRK. This was stated to journalists by the permanent representative of Japan to the world organization Corot base before the meeting of the UN Security Council.

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According to him, Tokyo condemns the behavior of the North Korean authorities, who on Sunday conducted another nuclear test and considers it necessary to increase pressure on Pyongyang. The diplomat expressed hope that during the meeting, the members of the security Council recognize the need to adopt a new resolution that would toughen sanctions against North Korea.

“We need to ensure that the Council is a unity, and that you want to work with,” said Corot a great choice for According to him, Japan has already discussed the possibility of imposing new sanctions from the American side . “This strong Alliance, but of course, we need [to cooperate] with South Korea, as well as to have on its side Russia and China – two very important neighbors [the DPRK]”, – stressed the diplomat.

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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.