Russia's Putin signs decree imposing restrictions on North Korea

Russia's President Vladimir Putin addresses the media after sessions of the Council of Heads of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Sochi, Russia October 11, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed a decree imposing restrictions on North Korea in order to comply with a United Nations Security Council resolution.

The resolution, about special economic measures, was a response to Pyongyang's missiles tests in late 2016.


(Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova; Editing by Andrew Osborn)