All posts tagged "sactions"

  • A North Korean freight ship (Yonhap)
    UN lifts sanctions on 4 ships once linked to North Korea

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has decided to lift sanctions on four ships originally linked to a North Korean shipping company after determining that there were no ties to the company as China claimed....

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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  • Lee Suk-joon, chief of the Office for Government Policy Coordination, holds a press conference at the government complex in Seoul on March 8, 2016, to announce South Korea's own fresh sanctions on North Korea. Under the punitive measures, 38 North Korean officials and two foreigners, as well as 30 organizations, including 24 based in Pyongyang, have been barred from trading with South Korean companies and financial institutions. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea unveils own anti-N. Korea sanctions

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea unveiled a slew of its own punitive measures against Pyongyang Tuesday, including blacklisting scores of North Koreans and entities suspected to be linked to the North’s weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The...

    • Posted March 8, 2016
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