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U.S. Waters Down North Korea Sanctions Draft Before Vote

  • Revised resolution omits oil embargo, freeze of Kim’s assets
  • United Nations Security Council may vote on resolution Monday
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U.S. Wants Vote on Harsher N. Korea Sanctions

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The U.S. has watered down a proposal to punish North Korea for its sixth and most powerful nuclear test, omitting an oil embargo and a freeze of Kim Jong Un’s assets that may have hindered passage by the United Nations Security Council.