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Further sanctions against NK 'urgently required' - Merkel

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 - 01:15

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for more sanctions against North Korea, telling parliament she's spoken with her counterparts in the U.S. and South Korea over Europe's role in the crisis. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said European Union foreign ministers would discuss taking further sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear missile programme and that these were "required urgently". "North Korea's nuclear tests are a flagrant violation of all international conditions," Merkel told the Bundestag lower house of parliament on Tuesday (September 5) . The Chancellor added that she had spoken with U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in who both support Europe's initiatives on the Korean peninsula.

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Further sanctions against NK 'urgently required' - Merkel

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 - 01:15