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SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Yonhap) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in proposed Monday that the U.N. Security Council hold serious discussions about cutting off oil supplies to North Korea in the wake of its sixth nuclear test, his office said.
Moon discussed the idea with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, during a phone call, Cheong Wa Dae said.
This image shows South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Yonhap)
“It’s time for the U.N. Security Council to seriously consider ways to block North Korea’s sources of foreign currency, including a halt to oil supplies to the North and a ban on its exportation of laborers,” the office quoted Moon as saying.
The South Korean leader also said Sunday’s nuclear test was different from past experiments in size and …
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