U.S. unsure if North Korea can be deterred - Trump administration official

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The U.S. demand for the Security Council to take swift action was viewed as a clear gauge of how seriously the Trump administration views the situation in North Korea.

"Work is now going on over a new resolution in the Security Council and it is still early to make predictions about its final form", Lavrov said at a news conference in Moscow after talks with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian.

The Trump administration adopted a totally new approach with this resolution, circulating an American draft Tuesday and setting a vote six days later.

United Nations diplomats said the latest USA proposals would be the toughest ever imposed on North Korea in punishment for its sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on September 3.

One of the main guidelines of this proposal identified nine cargo ships that broke previous United Nations sanctions by conducting commercial activities on behalf of North Korea.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said more sanctions wouldn't work, while China is wary about cutting off Mr Kim's economic lifeline to the point it risks collapsing his regime.

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The remark underscores the gravity of the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, as an H-bomb is far more destructive than the atomic weapons the regime has tested in the past.

The US has called for a UN Security Council (UNSC) meeting to vote on a draft resolution to impose additional sanctions on North Korea. "If we start breaking crockery diplomatically, I don't see how you get anywhere without the Russians and Chinese - especially the Chinese".

"The US intent is so strong on this issue and clearly they are throwing a lot at this", said a Security Council diplomat.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who called the nuclear risk in North Korea the most unsafe crisis in the world today, told reporters Tuesday that "the unity of the Security Council is absolutely crucial". -China confrontation for the current nuclear weapons crisis with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the country's official name.

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley announced that Trump administration and United Nations representatives held a recent emergency council meeting. The agency accused the US of being the "chieftain of aggression and war and wrecker of peace".

On Friday night, the USA mission to the United Nations announced the move to request a vote on Monday to the Security Council, Politico reported.

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