Sanctions And Embargoes

Trump says Kim summit all about attitude, not preparation

Jun 7, 2018

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he is "very well prepared" for his summit next week with North Korea's Kim Jong Un but the outcome will depend more on "attitude."

Kim's charm offensive may benefit his army if sanctions ease

Jun 7, 2018

The North Korean military's deep involvement in the country's economy means Kim Jong Un's new focus on diplomacy might be a godsend for his generals

Secret Obama-era permit let Iran convert funds to dollars

Jun 6, 2018

A Senate report says the Obama administration secretly found a way around sanctions against Iran in 2016

Chinese airline to resume flights to North Korea

Jun 5, 2018

Air China to resume flights to North Korea as Trump, Kim prepare for summit

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