China, Russia revive push to lift U.N. sanctions on North Korea

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By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – China and Russia are pushing the U.N. Security Council to ease sanctions on North Korea by reviving a 2019 attempt to remove a ban on Pyongyang’s exports of statues, seafood and textiles and expanding it to include lifting a refined petroleum imports cap. In a reworked draft resolution, seen by Reuters on Monday, China and Russia want the 15-member council to remove those sanctions “with the intent of enhancing the livelihood of the civilian population” in the isolated Asian state. North Korea has been subject to U.N. sanctions since 2006 over its…

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