US seeks United Nations consent to intercept North Korean ships for weapon and fuel checks


September 07, 2017 1:08 PM

WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) – The Trump administration on Wednesday (Sept 6) circulated a draft resolution at the United Nations Security Council that would effectively empower the US Navy and Air Force to interdict North Korean ships at sea, inspect them to determine whether they are carrying weapons material or fuel into the country, and use “all necessary measures” to enforce compliance.