Sanctions And Embargoes

US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports

Jul 16, 2018

US officials say some businesses that continue to import Iranian oil after the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran could avoid penalties by making "significant reductions"

Italy's Salvini doesn't exclude EU veto on Russia sanctions

Jul 16, 2018

Italy's populist government is hoping to convince the European Union to lift sanctions against Russia but won't rule out using its veto if diplomacy fails

China's June trade with North Korea falls by more than half

Jul 13, 2018

China imports from North Korea plunge by 93 percent in June under U.N. sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs

AP FACT CHECK: Trump off base on energy, court case, more

Jul 9, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump gloats about court case, energy independence and more, but the facts don't back him up

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's half-truths on court case, economy

Jul 7, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump suggests a court case clears campaign of Russia ties but it doesn't

US suggests wiggle room for some countries on Iran sanctions

Jul 2, 2018

The State Department is suggesting some countries continuing to import Iranian oil could avoid sanctions after restrictions are set to be re-imposed in November following the American withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal

US, Japanese agree to continue joint military exercises

Jun 29, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is trying to assuage an Asian ally's worries about America's commitment to the region

US begins to dismantle Iran nuclear deal sanctions relief

Jun 27, 2018

The Trump administration has begun dismantling the sanctions relief that was granted to Iran under the 2015 nuclear deal

China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

Jun 19, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping has told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can implement the outcome of last week's nuclear summit at which the sides agreed to work toward denuclearization in exchange for security guarantees

US: No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes

Jun 14, 2018

The top U.S. diplomat says North Korea will not get sanctions relief before denuclearization, as he reassures key Asian allies after President Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un