The time has not yet made clear its stance on the issue of sanctioning North Korea after missile carrying satellite.
Security Council United Nations is considering imposing additionalsanctions on 40 companies following the North's missile launch on 13/4.
Earlier, the Security Council United Nations unanimously adopted a statement President said that North Korea had violated councilresolutions banning the operation of a ballistic missile test.
The statement also said that the sanctions committee of the Security Council will propose a list of new sanctions against North Korean companies.
Japan, Korea, the United States and the EU has sent a list ofenterprises to the sanctions. The number of companies has been reduced to about 40.
Meanwhile, sources close to the UN said that China has made clearits stance on the issue of sanctioning. As a traditional ally of North Korea, China does not want to "provoke" this country.
China is considered to have a decisive effect on the number ofKorean companies in the final list subject to sanctions.