US sanctions North Korea

US sanctions North Korea

The United States imposes sanctions against organizations and individuals engaged in procurement or revenue-generating activities for North Korea. The US Treasury Department on May 27 announced sanctions against Air Koryo Trading Group as well as Russian financial institutions, the Far …

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North Korea is suspected of launching ballistic missile

North Korea is suspected of launching ballistic missile

South Korea’s military said North Korea launched an unidentified object into the sea, which the Japanese coast guard said could be a ballistic missile. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff announced on May 4 that North Korea launched “an unidentified …

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US continues to sanction North Korea’s missile program

US continues to sanction North Korea's missile program

The US Treasury Department sanctioned five entities for helping North Korea develop weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles. “North Korea’s provocative ballistic missile tests represent a clear threat to regional and global security, in violation of United Nations Security …

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North Korea can launch two cruise missiles

North Korea can launch two cruise missiles

North Korea is believed to have launched two cruise missiles into the waters east of the peninsula, days after testing a tactical ballistic missile. On January 25, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) announced that North Korea launched two …

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North Korea confirms tactical missile test

North Korea confirms tactical missile test

North Korea announced that it had tested two tactical missiles and hit a target in the waters east of the peninsula. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported today that the Korean Academy of Defense Sciences held a test of …

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US urges North Korea to stop ‘illegal’ missile tests

US urges North Korea to stop 'illegal' missile tests

The US State Department called on North Korea to stop “illegal, destabilizing” activities following the launch of two objects suspected to be ballistic missiles. In a phone call on January 17 with South Korean and Japanese officials, US special envoy …

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North Korea develops a trio of ‘destructive missiles’

North Korea develops a trio of 'destructive missiles'

North Korea has continuously tested three most modern missiles to create a powerful synergistic attack to deter opponents, according to Colonel Nguyen Minh Tam. Officials in Japan and South Korea said this morning that North Korea had launched two ballistic …

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