'Unilateral' US sanctions threaten to undermine cooperation efforts over North Korea, China's foreign ministry says.
The Trump administration is coordinating with key Asian allies to crack down on ships suspected of violating sanctions imposed on North Korea, Reuters reports. The joint effort between the U.S. Coast Guard and regional partners including Japan,...Show More Summary
The move is an attempt to squeeze Pyongyang’s use of seagoing trade to feed its nuclear missile program.
By Matt Spetalnick, Phil Stewart and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Show More Summary
There are growing indications that international sanctions are taking a toll in North Korea, with even paper for the country's main publication running short. In additional to the problems facing the Rodong Sinmun, the newspaper...Show More Summary
President Trump announced that the U.S. was imposing a new round of sanctions taking aim at North Korea, the latest effort to tighten the economic vise in response to the Stalinist regime’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs. He announced the sanctions as Ivanka visited the Olympic Games in South Korea.
John Bolton said new sanctions against North Korea won't make a difference.
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More than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses were sanctioned
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said.
“If the sanctions don’t work, we’ll have to go to Phase 2. Phase 2 may be a very rough thing. May be very, very unfortunate for the world.”
If you weren't paying attention, you might have missed it; but during today's joint press conference with Aussie PM Turnbull, US President Trump let slip a brief comment that the rest of the world should likely be paying close attention...Show More Summary
Seeking to further isolate North Korea, the Trump administration on Friday announced a broad new raft of economic sanctions against 56 companies, ships and people around the world that allegedly aid the government in Pyongyang in pursuing its nuclear ambitions. President Trump, who was supposed...
Mnuchin, citing no evidence, said Friday that sanctions “are beginning to have a significant impact” on nuclear and missile programs.
Latest US sanctions on North Korea are the 'heaviest ever', President Donald Trump says.
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions to pressure North Korea to give up its nuclear missile program, and President Donald Trump warned of a "phase two" that could be "very, very unfortunate for the world" if the steps did not work.
President Donald Trump suggested a "Phase Two" in the US's strategy against North Korea if its sanctions were ineffective. Trump did not say what that phase would entail. Earlier in the day, Trump announced new sanctions against North...Show More Summary
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. has now blacklisted virtually all ships being used by the North