With Thomas DeButts, Christopher Wall
Consistent with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1718 of October 14, 2006 calling on member states to impose sanctions on North Korea, on December 7, 2006 President Bush issued a Determination that North Korea had detonated a nuclear explosive device on October 9, 2006 and directed all agencies to take specified actions, including a restriction on the export of "luxury goods" to North Korea.