Sanctions And Embargoes

South Korea offers talks with North on Olympic cooperation

Jan 2, 2018

South Korea has offered high-level talks with rival North Korea to find ways to cooperate on the Winter Olympics set to begin in the South next month

S. Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of N. Korea trade

Dec 31, 2017

South Korea says it is inspecting a Panama-flagged oil tanker suspected of evading international sanctions by trading with North Korea

Russia denies report of North Korea sanctions breach

Dec 30, 2017

The Russian Foreign Ministry is denying claims that U.N. sanctions against North Korea have been breached by Russian tankers transferring fuel to North Korean tankers at sea

China denies improper NK oil supplies after Trump criticism

Dec 29, 2017

China has denied violating UN sanctions that limit oil supplies to North Korea after U.S. President Donald Trump expressed disappointment Beijing allowed oil to reach the North

South Korea holds Hong Kong ship over North Korean oil

Dec 29, 2017

South Korea is holding a Hong Kong-flagged ship that allegedly violated U.N. sanctions by transferring oil to a North Korean vessel

Trump criticizes China after report of NKorea oil transfer

Dec 29, 2017

President Donald Trump is criticizing China following reports that Chinese ships improperly transferred oil to North Korean vessels at sea.

China defends sanctions work after report of NK oil transfer

Dec 27, 2017

China's foreign ministry has defended its enforcement of U.N. sanctions against North Korea following reports Chinese ships improperly transferred oil to North Korean vessels at sea

Treasury issues sanctions against 2 North Korean officials

Dec 27, 2017

The U.S. Treasury Department has issued sanctions against two officials it describes as "key leaders of North Korea's unlawful weapons programs."

N. Korea says it's a 'pipe dream' that it will give up nukes

Dec 25, 2017

North Korea has called the latest U.N. sanctions to target the country "an act of war" that violates its sovereignty, and says it is a "pipe dream" for the United States to think it will give up its nuclear weapons

China urges restraint after N. Korea calls sanctions 'war'

Dec 25, 2017

The Chinese government has urged countries to act with restraint and work to ease tensions after North Korea called the latest U.N. sanctions to target the country "an act of war" that violates its sovereignty