The new sanctions against North Korea that have just been approved by the UN Security Council are "exceptional" in their breadth and scope, US envoy Susan Rice said on Tuesday.
She said the sanctions would target the "illicit activities of North Korean diplomatic personnel", "banking relationships" and "illicit transfers of bulk cash" in addition to "new travel restrictions".
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