UN Vote on North Korea Sanctions Pushed Back Until Wednesday

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  • China, U.S. said progress was made during talks last week
  • Sanctions vote would come as North Korea holds U.S. citizen

Anti-North Korea activists shout slogans during a demonstration in Seoul on March 1.

Photographer: Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images

A United Nations Security Council vote on tighter sanctions against North Korea for a missile launch and nuclear test earlier this year was delayed until Wednesday, U.S. diplomats said.

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