Sanctions And Embargoes

Dems: North Korea must prove nukes undone to lift sanctions

Jun 4, 2018

Senate Democrats say the United States should not provide North Korea with relief from sanctions for anything other than the verifiable dismantling of its nuclear and missile arsenal

Analysis: Trump hints at longer path for NKorea to denuke

Jun 2, 2018

Analysis: Trump hints at longer path for NKorea to give up nukes than previously outlined

Japan navy spots NKorea tanker suspected of illegal transfer

Jun 1, 2018

Japan's Foreign Ministry says a Japanese warship has spotted a North Korean tanker and another ship with a Korean name apparently transferring fuel on the open seas in violation of U.N. sanctions

Top North Korean official heads to US for pre-summit talks

May 30, 2018

A top North Korean official is heading to New York for talks aimed at salvaging a summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, in the North's highest-level mission to the United States in 18 years

Japan navy spots suspected China ship next to NKorea tanker

May 29, 2018

Japan's Foreign Ministry says a Japanese navy surveillance aircraft has spotted a suspected Chinese-flagged ship apparently transferring fuel to a North Korean tanker on the open seas in what would be a violation of UN sanctions

Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

May 24, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he's "very hopeful" that the U.S.-North Korean nuclear summit would take place as planned next month

US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

May 21, 2018

The Trump administration is demanding that Iran make wholesale changes in its existing military and regional policies or face unprecedented sweeping new sanctions

The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

May 21, 2018

Iran's foreign minister has taken to Twitter to criticize a speech by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that took a hard line on the Islamic Republic

Pompeo says if Iran makes 'major changes,' US willing to lift all sanctions, restore full diplomatic and commercial ties

May 21, 2018

Pompeo says if Iran makes 'major changes,' US willing to lift all sanctions, restore full diplomatic and commercial ties

US Secretary of State Pompeo threatens 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran if its government doesn't change course

May 21, 2018

US Secretary of State Pompeo threatens 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran if its government doesn't change course