Donald Trump has previously said that "North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States".
"Our country is being threatened, the very existence of the DPRK is at stake", he said, referring to statements by President Donald Trump at the UN General Assembly. There are real fears that North Korea has become a nuclear threat, something the wider world sees as unacceptable.
Kim In Ryong, the North Korean deputy United Nations ambassador, said that the condition on the Korean Peninsula has reached a touch-and-go point, which may trigger a nuclear war at any moment.More news: US Supreme Court agrees to resolve Microsoft foreign email battle
As tensions continue to simmer between the USA and North Korea, we are seeing mixed messages coming from Europe over support for the Trump administration's policy towards the hermit nation. As reported by Fox News, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson yesterday said that diplomacy will continue with North Korea, "until the first bomb drops".
The new sanctions are the latest in a series of worldwide efforts to further tighten the screws on North Korea to try to pressure Pyongyang into abandoning its nuclear and missile programs.
He said: "North Korea is the most significant geopolitical risk to the global economy at this juncture".More news: Facebook Launches its 'Order Food' feature in the US
This message comes after endless exchanges between U.S.
Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN-727), and a host of advanced fighters and bombers are in South Korea for an air show as well as joint exercises with South Korean forces.
As part of the new sanctions, North Korean workers in the European Union will not have their work permits renewed when they expire, except for refugees and those needing worldwide protection.More news: Watch the First Full Trailer for Marvel's 'Black Panther'
The situation on the Korean peninsula has intensified in recent months, especially after Pyongyang held two ballistic missile tests in July, which both North Korea and the USA claim to be as an intercontinental.