The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution expanding existing sanctions against North Korea in an attempt to rein in Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program. Sanctions include inspecting all cargo to and from the country..
The White House and Tillerson had differing accounts of which country was being helpful on North Korea. Meanwhile North Korea's UN ambassador has insisted its nuclear ambitions were in self-defense against the US.
A Sydney man allegedly tried to sell "missile components" and military expertise to foreign countries to raise money for Pyongyang. The Australian police described him as a "loyal agent of North Korea."
Tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions and discord over the THAAD missile defense system are set to dominate the agenda when South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week.
Moscow has called US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's comments "constructive." US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had appeared to reverse US North Korea policy.
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