February 29, 2024

The Philippines bans all trade with North Korea

The country's Foreign Secretary says the move is in line with UN resolutions

The Philippines said it suspended all trade relations with North Korea over concerns about its nuclear and weapons programs, local media reported on Friday.

The country's Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano announced the move following a meeting with U.S. Ambassador to the country.

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