U.S. Accuses Russia of Cheating on North Korea Sanctions

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The global front forged by 2017 to the united nations against the nuclear and missile programs of North Korea crashed on Monday with accusations of "cheating" and "lies" that are exchanged between Americans and Russians in the security Council.

Earlier this week, Washington called an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council in response to what it claims are efforts by some countries "to undermine and obstruct" sanctions imposed on North Korea.

Taking the word in the end of the session, the diplomat, the us has argued that the "deny, distract, and lie" had become the regular batch of the Russia, Syria, the United Kingdom and the poisoning of ex-spies, like North Korea.

The Russian news agency TASS quoted Russia's U.N. Mission as saying the proposed sanctions were 'unjustified'.

Since the historic Singapore summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in June, Pyongyang has called for an easing of the sanctions in return for steps toward denuclearization. She identified the Russian ship Patriot filmed transferring refined petroleum to a North Korean vessel and accused Moscow of trying to cover up violations "whether they're committed by Russia or citizens of other states". "There have been many places, in which Russians have been useful", Pompeo told journalists after his meeting with the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in NY, when asked about Russia's role in North Korea's denuclearization.

A report compiled by an independent panel reviewing whether United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang had been implemented was submitted to the Security Council's sanctions committee in August.

"The Trump-Kim summit has set us on the path toward complete denuclearization", she said.

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russian Federation on Friday of actively working to undermine worldwide sanctions on North Korea and said the enforcement of the steps was essential to convince Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons.

Last month, Moscow held up the publication of the United Nations panel's report over differences about its contents. Haley's office said that the report submitted to the Security Council was amended at Moscow's request, which it said included violations implicating Russian actors.

KCNA said Pak was "non-existent" and the act of cyber crimes mentioned by Washington "has nothing to do with us".

"Without this pressure, North Korea will not denuclearize", Gardner and Markey said.

"What can we expect when Pyongyang is being called upon to unconditionally agree to comply with all of the conditions against a guarantee of empty promises", Nebenzia asked, saying the USA has broken promises to Tehran and pulled out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Tensions between the two countries have cooled in recent times, prompting hopes of peace on the Korean Peninsula, which has been divided since the 1950-53 Korean War. "Resorting to force will bring nothing but disastrous consequences to the peninsula".

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