July 10, 2020

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

NK PRO

U.S. NGO wins sanctions exemption for North Korea agricultural projects

American Friends Service Committee says work will help to address the "critical issue of food availability" in the DPRK

Jeongmin Kim July 10, 2020

Missed diplomatic opportunity? South Korea's unilateral North Korea sanctions

Seoul's "May 24" measures remain in place, despite Moon's efforts to improve ties

Chad O'Carroll July 10, 2020

Amazon fined for processing orders linked to North Korea

Online retailer will pay more than $130,000 for violating sanctions against DPRK, Iran, Cuba, Sudan, and Syria

Kelly Kasulis July 8, 2020

UK sanctions North Korean state security, police for human rights abuses

Britain slaps asset freezes on DPRK ministries of State Security and People’s Security in first post-Brexit sanctions

Oliver Hotham July 6, 2020
NK PRO

North Korea in June 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analysis of the main developments between June 1 and June 30

NK Pro July 2, 2020

South Korea to push for renewed North Korea-U.S. talks, foreign minister says

Seoul working to restore "momentum" to DPRK-U.S. diplomacy, Kang Kyung-wha tells media

Jeongmin Kim July 2, 2020
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Some progress on long-stalled Pyongyang housing blocks under new campaign

Construction comes as Kim Jong Un shifts propaganda priority to living standards over tourist resorts

Colin Zwirko July 2, 2020

North Korea may have planned to acquire two Russian planes, despite sanctions

Aircraft in partial Air Koryo livery linked to Russian firm with history dealing to North Korea and small Kyrgyz airline

Colin Zwirko June 30, 2020
NK PRO

Secret partner: North Korean in Thailand behind network of money-making entities

Nam Chol Ung smuggled North Korean counterfeit tobacco through Southeast Asia and ran popular “Korean” restaurant

Min Chao Choy June 30, 2020
NK PRO

North Korean restaurant in Beijing remains open, despite UN sanctions

Pyongyang Unbangwan is one of at least two DPRK-linked eateries operating in the Chinese capital city

Chad O'Carroll June 26, 2020
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