North Korea sanctions

Explainer: Why North Korea wants sanctions lifted first

Analysts say North Korea is trying to use Moon’s desire for inter-Korean engagement to pressure South Korea into extracting concessions from Washington on its behalf.

published on : 24th September 2021

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