Dec 21, 2016

U.S. tightens sanctions against North Korea's U.N. diplomats

The U.S. Treasury Department tightened sanctions against North Korean diplomats to the United Nations, requiring banks to get special permission before granting them accounts, the agency said in a notice posted online Tuesday. The United States removed an exemption in the broad economic sanctions ...

Dec 5, 2016

Japan, South Korea, U.S. to hold meeting on North Dec. 13

South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said Monday that the country will hold a trilateral meeting with Japan and the United States in Seoul on Dec. 13 to discuss North Korea issues. The meeting, which follows on from a meeting in Tokyo on June 1, will ...

U.N. Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

Dec 1, 2016

U.N. Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday adopted a new sanctions resolution against North Korea, ramping up earlier punitive measures following the reclusive country’s fifth and largest nuclear test in September. The 17-page resolution was unanimously adopted by the 15-member council after the text ...