January 24, 2020

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

NK PRO

In final months before UN worker ban, thousands of North Koreans went to Russia

New data published as Moscow admits it has not yet fully complied with UN rules on overseas DPRK laborers

Jacob Fromer January 24, 2020

Roughly a thousand North Korean workers remain in Russia, despite UN ban: MFA

"Limited" transport options responsible for delay, spokesperson Maria Zakharova says

Oliver Hotham January 24, 2020

"Slow, steady, patient" diplomacy with North Korea will continue: State

"There’s nothing to be gained by not talking," senior official tells reporters at the State Department

Jacob Fromer January 23, 2020

Why South Korean tourists might not want to follow Moon up Mount Kumgang

Economic and safety concerns could deter visitors, even if the President manages to strike a deal with the North

Jumin Lee January 22, 2020

Echoing Kim Jong Un, North Korean diplomat warns nuclear test moratorium may end

Diplomat repeats Kim Jong Un's line that U.S. must lift its "hostile policy" against DPRK, according to Reuters

Jacob Fromer January 21, 2020
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North Korean leader's Toyota luxury bus, multiple Lexus SUVs appear in 2019 film

Customized VIP bus was used in August missile tests, while SUVs dominated domestic travel

Colin Zwirko January 20, 2020
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Kim Jong Un's claims of a "bumper harvest" in North Korea: what the data shows

Market data indicates food prices remain low and stable, could support DPRK leadership's claims

Peter Ward January 17, 2020
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Russia's reported oil exports to North Korea fall again in November: UN

Monthly total for November was lowest since July 2018, according to new UN data

Jacob Fromer January 16, 2020

U.S. should be consulted on potential South Korean tourism to the North: Harris

Items in future South Korean tourist luggages could possibly breach sanctions, ambassador says

Chad O'Carroll January 16, 2020

Almost all North Korean workers have now left Russia, senior diplomat says

Foreign ministry official says some may remain due to temporary "logistic" issues, however

Oliver Hotham January 16, 2020
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