U.S. wants U.N. Security Council vote on N.Korea sanctions in May The United States would like the U.N. Security Council to vote during May to further sanction North Korea over its renewed ballistic missile launches, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, said on Tuesday. U.N. Security Council due to meet Wednesday on North Korea, say diplomatsThe U.N. Security Council is due to meet on Wednesday at the request of the United States to discuss North Korea's latest missile launches, diplomats said, as Washington pushes the 15-member body to strengthen sanctions on Pyongyang. US requests UN Security Council meeting on North KoreaMeeting, which diplomats say will take place Wednesday, comes after Pyongyang carried out 15th missile test this year. U.S. wants U.N. Security Council vote on North Korea sanctions later this monthRussia and China, however, have already signaled opposition to boosting sanctions in response to Pyongyang's March launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile — its first since 2017.