US sanctions over North Korea undermine peace process in peninsula

Vastavam web: Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that fresh sanctions, imposed by the United States against a Russian firm and an individual over North Korea, may undermine peace process in the Korean peninsula.In a statement, the ministry also said that Washington “is not aware” of how the “utmost pressure” on Pyongyang is “fraught with danger”.“The destructive U.S.’ tactics, pursued beyond the framework of the U.N. Security Council and its 1718 Sanctions Committee (related to North Korea), is only able to undermine the progress, which has been made recently towards the settlement,” Russian Foreign Ministry said.