April 06, 2020


Information related to sanctions developments


Kim Jong Un spotted using armored Lexus luxury sedan

Vehicle features custom B6-level heavy-armor protection, expert says

Chad O'Carroll March 18, 2020

"Fait accompli" to live with sanctions, North Korea embassy in UK says

Embassy issues statement responding to two interviews with European officials about DPRK affairs

NK News March 15, 2020

A new e-commerce platform in Hunchun: another awkward attempt at Sino-DPRK trade

Sanctions aside, Jilin province suffers from its lack of connection to Pyongyang when compared with neighboring Liaoning

Théo Clément March 10, 2020

North Korea: the view from the European Parliament - NKNews Podcast Ep.118

Lukas Mandl MEP discusses the European Union's role on the Korean peninsula, as well as human rights and DPRK sanctions

NK News March 10, 2020

MSF medical supplies for North Korea coronavirus prevention work arrive in China

Shipment includes masks, gloves, goggles, gowns, and hand hygiene products, spokesperson says

Jeongmin Kim March 6, 2020

North Korea has “a lot of nuclear power,” Trump warns voters at town hall

U.S. President concedes Americans may not prioritize DPRK issue, but repeats line that Democrats would start a war

Colin Zwirko March 5, 2020

Sputnik Bank "ready to offer its services" to renew North Korea banking channel

Efforts necessary to find a non-sanctioned partner financial institution in the DPRK

Chad O'Carroll March 5, 2020

Timeline: from coronavirus to the first missile test of the year

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from February 1 - March 2

NK Pro March 4, 2020

U.S. removes North Korea sanctions on Russian oil supplier, citing severed ties

Delisting is U.S. Treasury’s first for secondary North Korea sanctions

Colin Zwirko March 4, 2020

Why the coronavirus could sharpen the battle over sanctions relief for the DPRK

Difficulties in COVID-19 prevention could support the Chinese and Russian position that U.S.-led sanctions are too harsh

Anthony V. Rinna March 4, 2020