U.S. Envoy: China, Russia ‘Enabling North Korea’

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield denounces China and Russia for blocking tougher sanctions

  • Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, criticized China and Russia for vetoing efforts to issue tougher sanctions against North Korea after the regime’s sixth missile test in 12 days.
  • “Make no mistake: the two Council members that are blocking us from taking action are enabling North Korea,” Thomas-Greenfield said in a tweet.
  • The top American envoy to the United Nations said North Korea must, “Stop the reckless, provocative, and escalatory behavior and return to dialogue.”