UN resolution will cut one-third of North Korean exports

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UN Safety Council unanimously helps new sanctions

The US scored a serious overseas coverage win on Saturday after a decision to ban North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. Mixed that is value $1 billion per yr of the nation's $three billion in annual exports.

It is nonetheless a small sum and few consider it can do something to stop North Korea from getting nuclear weapons.

Nevertheless, it's a signal that China is rising impatient with North Korea and not prepared to veto recent sanctions.

"The United Nations Safety Council simply voted 15-Zero to sanction North Korea. China and Russia voted with us. Very massive monetary impression!" Trump wrote on Twitter Saturday.