North Korea: US 'waters down sanctions demands'

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Washington reportedly drops some demands in attempt to win support of China and Russia at UN security council meeting

North Korea has said it will inflict “the greatest pain and suffering” on the US if it continues to call for fresh sanctions in response to the regime’s sixth nuclear test last week.

As the UN security council prepared to meet later on Monday, the US reportedly watered down its sanctions resolution in the hope of winning support from China and Russia, the only permanent members of the five-country security council not to offer Washington their unequivocal support.

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