UN Sec Council in empty condemnation of NKorea rocket launch

The UN Security Council strongly condemned North Korea for is Sunday firing of a rocket to launch a satellite in space – believed to be cover for a ballistic missile test – and vowed “significant measures” to punish the rogue regime of Pyongyang.  US Ambassador Samantha Powell said: “There can be no business as usual,” adding “we’ll come up with something tough” without elaborating. A new sanctions resolution was promised “soon.” DEBKAfile: No sanctions with real bite are possible without the concurrence of China which holds veto power. 

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