Sanctions And Embargoes

Pompeo: No end to NKorea sanctions until 'denuclearization'

Sep 23, 2018

Top U.S. diplomat Mike Pompeo says economic sanctions on North Korea won't be reduced until it completes "denuclearization."

China summons US envoys over sanctions linked to Russia deal

Sep 23, 2018

China has summoned the U.S. ambassador to deliver a strong protest against economic sanctions lodged over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment

China 'outraged' by US sanctions over Russian weapons buy

Sep 21, 2018

China is expressing outrage over U.S. sanctions leveled against a Chinese military agency and its director over the purchase of Russian weapons

US sanctions China military agency for buying Russian arms

Sep 20, 2018

A Chinese military agency and its director are facing U.S. sanctions over the purchase of Russian weapons

Koreas summit kick-starts stalled nuclear talks with US

Sep 19, 2018

A better-than-expected outcome of the summit between the two Koreas has immediately kick-started stalled negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang

North Korean parade a tricky prelude to inter-Korean summit

Sep 5, 2018

As North Korea prepares for a massive parade Sunday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of its founding, worry is rising in South Korea that a tentative detente is slipping away

China's Xi to send top ally to North Korea anniversary

Sep 5, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping is sending a top political ally to attend celebrations of the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding this weekend

China rejects US lawmakers' sanctions call over Muslim camps

Aug 30, 2018

China says U.S. lawmakers are wasting taxpayer money by urging President Donald Trump's administration to impose sanctions on Chinese officials allegedly tied to the mass internment of ethnic minority Muslims in camps in the far west

China: Sanctions, criticism won't help settle Rohingya issue

Aug 28, 2018

China is denying it blocked action by the United Nations on the issue of Muslim Rohingya refugees, but says it doesn't believe sanctions or criticism of Myanmar's government will help resolve the crisis

Seoul regrets delay in Pompeo trip, agrees on joint efforts

Aug 25, 2018

South Korea has called the U.S. decision to call off a trip to North Korea by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unfortunate but says it's most important for the allies to pursue "substantial progress" on denuclearization