The forced repatriation of foreign workers would also cut off vital sources of foreign currency and investment, not only for the government but also for North Korea's emerging market economy, he said.
"The adoption of the resolution was made possible exclusively thanks to the fact that our concerns were reflected and accounted for", said Russian deputy envoy Vladimir Safronkov, who stressed that key activities such as diplomacy in North Korea and the operations of the country's airline are exempted from the sanctions.
The United Nations Security Council imposed tough new sanctions on Friday in response to a ballistic missile North Korea said can reach the U.S.
"If they were enforced, the cap on oil would be devastating for North Korea's haulage industry, for North Koreans who use generators at home or for productive activities, and for (state-owned enterprises) that do the same", said Peter Ward, a columnist for NK News, a website that tracks North Korea.
Pyongyang is developing its nuclear weapons to protect its sovereignty and people's lives against "the blackmail of American imperialists", it said.
Asserting that "there is no military option for settling the nuclear issue on the peninsula", Wu reiterated a dual-suspension proposal whereby North Korea's halting of its weapons development would be conditional upon the United States and South Korea calling off large-scale military exercises in the region.
A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva October 2, 2014.
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Topics of common interests and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project remained under discussion in the sitting. Beijing's leaders have also boosted economic and trade ties with Afghanistan.
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Tunisia's transport ministry said the ban would remain in force until an "appropriate solution" had been found. The relationship between the Tunisia and UAE was damaged by former's 2011 revolution.
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Vermont could consider an income tax surcharge on wealthier residents who will see their federal tax burden lowered, Pollina said. Payments can be made in person at City Hall, 108 E Green St. or via the payment portal on our homepage at www.cityofithaca.org .
To try to reduce smuggling and ship-to-ship transfers of North Korean coal and other banned goods, the measure says countries can "seize, inspect, freeze (impound) any vessel in their ports" if there are grounds to believe the vessel was used to transport banned items.
DPRK is short for North Korea's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
"Those countries that raised their hands in favor of this "sanctions resolution" shall be held completely responsible for all the consequences to be caused by the "resolution" and we will make sure for ever and ever that they pay heavy price for what they have done".
Russian Federation and China, two of North Korea's closest allies, voted in favor of the resolution.
Tensions have risen over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, which it pursues in defiance of years of U.N. Security Council resolutions, with bellicose rhetoric coming from both Pyongyang and the White House.
China, with which North Korea does some 90 percent of its trade, has repeatedly called for calm and restraint from all sides and for a return to talks.
"The difference between the new resolution and the original USA proposal reflects the will of China and Russian Federation to prevent war and chaos on the Korean Peninsula".