Nikki Hayley, the American ambassador to the UN in discussion with her Chinese counterpart Liu Jieyi ahead of Saturday’s vote to impose sanctions on North Korea. Photo: AFP
Ankit Panda
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Ankit Panda

China’s backing for North Korea sanctions is unlikely to turn the tide against Kim Jong-un’s regime

Although the latest UN resolution looks tough on paper, the White House may soon find that it falls short of expectations in practice

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Nikki Hayley, the American ambassador to the UN in discussion with her Chinese counterpart Liu Jieyi ahead of Saturday’s vote to impose sanctions on North Korea. Photo: AFP
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