Resolution 2375: Strongest ever sanctions, or a very small step?
New measures will have a rippling effect, but implementation remains a challenge
It is a pattern that observers of North Korea policy have come to expect: with every major new provocation comes another UN Security Council sanctions resolution. And North Korea’s accelerated nuclear and missile testing program has kept the Council busy. On September 11, little more than a month after adopting its last sanctions resolution on Pyongyang, the Security Council met again to pass Resolution 2375.
The expanded multilateral sanctions regime on North Korea now includes limits on North Korean energy imports, a ban on textile exports and joint ventures, and additional requirements for vessel interdictions, among other things
- 01How sanctions contribute to North Korea’s humanitarian distress
- 02State media review: North Korea calls denuclearization a ‘declaration of war’
- 03Why North Korea and the Philippines view each other with mutual distrust
- 04North Korea’s new silo-based missile raises risk of prompt preemptive strikes
- 05Why normalizing US-North Korea relations is a prerequisite for denuclearization
- 06North Korean planes active at Pyongyang airport hours after runway missile test
- 07North Korea using US-ROK drills as cover to carry out missile tests, experts say
- 08State media review: North Korea says rusty American bombs threaten capital