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EU consider imposing additional sanctions on North Korea

EU consider imposing additional sanctions on North Korea

It is official, the European Union is considering additional sanctions to punish North Korea for its 5th nuke test conducted back in September. The decision to pursue further punishment against the regime was announced during the EU’s foreign ministerial talks in Brussels on Monday local time. Further details on what kind of measures to reign …

U.S. seeks to impose direct sanctions targeting Chinese banks with links to North Korea

U.S. seeks to impose direct sanctions targeting Chinese banks with links to North Korea

After getting somewhat disappointed at the weaker-than-expected UN resolution on North Korea,… the U.S. appears ready to make good on its pledge to target secondary entities with close connections to the regime. As a result, a significant number of Chinese financial institutions could find themselves subject of new U.S. sanctions. Watchers say Washington’s move is …

U.S. to Impose Additional Sanctions on North Korea 미, 다각적인 대북 별도 제재 추진

U.S. to Impose Additional Sanctions on North Korea 미, 다각적인 대북 별도 제재 추진

The United States is drawing up its own, unilateral sanctions against North Korea that will work in tandem with the actions taken by the UN Security Council. Officials in Washington want to disrupt Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions and tighten financial sanctions on the regime. Kim Hyun-bin reportsLawmakers in Congress tried to figure out new ways to …

U.S. should impose secondary sanctions on Chinese firms doing business with N. Korea: King

U.S. should impose secondary sanctions on Chinese firms doing business with N. Korea: King

A former U.S. human rights envoy for North Korea is calling on the Trump administration to impose secondary sanctions on Chinese firms doing business with the North. Speaking at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington on Monday,… Robert King accused Beijing of being a “problem player” when it comes to Pyongyang. Noting the limited trade …

Obama defends sanctions imposed on Russia

Obama defends sanctions imposed on Russia

U.S. President Barack Obama has urged President-elect Donald Trump to keep separate the issue of economic sanctions on Russia from the pursuit of talks to reduce nuclear stockpiles. In his final press conference as president on Wednesday, Obama defended the sanctions imposed on Moscow over its incursion into Ukraine and annexation of Crimea. He noted …