July 03, 2022

Seoul says it will unilaterally sanction North Korea if it tests nuclear weapon

DPRK’s pandemic isolation means targeted sanctions could have significant impact, expert tells NK News

South Korea will impose new unilateral sanctions on North Korea if it conducts a nuclear test as anticipated, Seoul’s foreign ministry said Tuesday.

A ministry official told reporters during a background briefing that the Yoon administration is reviewing the measures at its disposal, taking into account sanctions already imposed by the U.S. and other countries.