Wednesday, July 12, 2006

China and Russia Wag Finger at North Korea

From the AP via WaPo
Nations Sending Iran to Security Council

UNITED NATIONS -- China and Russia introduced a resolution Wednesday deploring North Korea's missile tests but dropping language from a rival proposal that could have led to military action against Pyongyang.

The draft, obtained by The Associated Press, "strongly deplores" North Korea's missile tests last week and urges Pyongyang to re-establish a moratorium on such launches.

It also urges _ but does not demand _ that all U.N. member states "exercise vigilance in preventing supply of items, materials, goods and technologies that could contribute" to North Korea's missile program original article

Oh yeah, that's a real help. Apparently there's some sort of "nonbinding declaration virus" infecting politicians lately.