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Trump calls latest UN sanctions on North Korea ‘not a big deal’, contradicting own officials

  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 05:13
US President Donald Trump downplayed a UN Security Council resolution passed unanimously this week against North Korea, calling the move “not a big deal”. Trump’s take on the new sanctions, which curtail North Korea’s fuel and textile trade with other countries, ran counter to the way other current and former officials, including those in Trump’s administration, have characterised the move. “We had a vote yesterday on sanctions. We think it’s just... South China Morning Post - China feed

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