Sanctions And Embargoes

Koreas agree to break ground on inter-Korean railroad

Oct 15, 2018

Rival Koreas agree to break ground on inter-Korean railroad in high-level talks

S. Korea walks back on possibly lifting sanctions on North

Oct 11, 2018

South Korea has walked back on a proposal to lift some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea following U.S. President Donald Trump's blunt response

South Korea considers lifting some sanctions on North Korea

Oct 11, 2018

South Korea's foreign minister says Seoul is considering lifting some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea to create more momentum for diplomacy, but Trump indicates disapproval of such a possiblity

The Latest: Pompeo displeased by agreement between Koreas

Oct 10, 2018

South Korea's foreign minister says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed displeasure over an agreement reached between the rival Koreas last month to reduce conventional military threats between them

Trump says he may pick new UN ambassador this month

Oct 10, 2018

Trump says he will decide in 2 to 3 weeks, if not sooner, who will be America's next ambassador to the United Nations

Foreign minister says South Korea is considering lifting some unilateral sanctions to help diplomacy with North Korea

Oct 10, 2018

Foreign minister says South Korea is considering lifting some unilateral sanctions to help diplomacy with North Korea

UN's Nikki Haley to leave in latest Trump shake-up

Oct 9, 2018

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley surprise resignation caught even White House officials off guard

US blacklists Turkish firm for trade with North Korea

Oct 4, 2018

The U.S. is blacklisting a Turkish company and two of its executives for allegedly attempting to circumvent sanctions prohibiting sales of weapons and luxury goods to North Korea

US terminates 1955 treaty with Iran after UN court ruling

Oct 3, 2018

The Trump administration says it's terminating a decades-old treaty affirming friendly relations between the U.S. and Iran

Pompeo backs away from denuclearization goal for North Korea

Oct 3, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is distancing himself from a previously stated goal of getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons by the end of President Donald Trump's first term in January 2021