North Korea sanctions

North Korea says it won't surrender to US-led sanctions 

Their second summit in Hanoi in February ended without any agreement due to disputes over the extent of sanctions relief North Korea should win in return for a limited denuclearization step.

published on : 26th June 2019

Russia and China block UN from saying North Korea violated sanctions

The United States and 25 other countries had accused North Korea of violating UN sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products.

published on : 19th June 2019

'Partnership also includes our pressure': US urges sustained sanctions pressure on North Korea

While Trump has struck an optimistic tone in public, there are indications Pyongyang is not moving quickly enough towards abandoning its nuclear weapons.​

published on : 15th November 2018

Japan PM Shinzo Abe open to summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Abe, who one year ago warned at the United Nations that the window for diplomacy with North Korea was closing, took a more open but still cautious tone in his latest address to the world body.

published on : 26th September 2018

North Korea greets sanctions moves with fresh ICMB test

North Korea test fired what appeared to be another intercontinental ballistic missile, hours after the US and Japan moved to step up sanctions against Pyongyang.

published on : 29th July 2017

US seeks new UN sanctions after North Korea missile escalation

The Security Council adopted two sanctions resolutions last year to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang and deny leader Kim Jong-Un the hard currency needed to fund his military programs.

published on : 6th July 2017