The UN vote against North Korea shows the system working – for once | Mary Dejevsky

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The fact that Russia and China voted with the US to pass security council resolution 2371 offers a rare glimmer of hope

It is not every day that the UN security council passes a resolution unanimously. But that is what happened on Saturday, when it approved resolution 2371, which provides for much tougher sanctions against North Korea, including a ban on it selling coal, iron and lead.

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The UN vote presents the Trump administration with something akin to a diplomatic triumph

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