Sanctions And Embargoes

South Korea stops paintings brought from North Korea

Jan 16, 2019

South Korea says it has stopped businessmen from bringing North Korean paintings into the country because it could violate U.N. sanctions

South Korean leader urges bolder steps from North Korea, US

Jan 10, 2019

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged North Korea to take firmer disarmament measures and the U.S. to reward them

Kim looking to 'achieve results' in 2nd summit with Trump

Jan 10, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly told the leader of his only major ally, China, that he wants to "achieve results" on the nuclear standoff on the Korean Peninsula during a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump

Kim Jong Un travels to China ahead of possible 2nd US summit

Jan 8, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is expected to meet with China's president at the start of a visit to Beijing believed to be an effort to coordinate with his only major ally ahead of a possible second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Beijing for talks

Jan 8, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Beijing at the start of a four-day trip to China, in what's likely an effort by Kim to coordinate with his only major ally ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump

Kim ready to talk more with Trump but says not to test North

Jan 1, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he hopes to talk more with Trump into 2019, but also warns Washington not test North Koreans' patience with sanctions and pressure

Putin scores some wins but tensions with the West mount

Dec 30, 2018

It's been a mixed year for Russian President Vladimir Putin, who may look like a winner after an abrupt U.S. decision to pull out of Syria but faces massive challenges in Syria and elsewhere

North Korea's 'Singapore shops' expose gap in sanctions push

Dec 28, 2018

The brisk business at the "Singapore shops" in North Korea, despite a supplier's arrest, highlights that not everyone agrees on applying maximum sanction pressure, especially when there's money to be made

US envoy optimistic about N. Korea despite latest friction

Dec 21, 2018

The U.S. envoy on North Korea says Wshington is eager to move to the next stage of discussions with North Korea on denuclearization and setting up a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

US envoy on North Korea visits border village amid stalemate

Dec 20, 2018

The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea has visited a border village the rival Koreas has been demilitarizing as part of efforts to reduce military tensions amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear crisis