July 15, 2020

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

Panama threatens sanctions, fines for deceptive shipping practices

Move could hit North Korea's international fleet, 7.7% of which flies under the Central American nation's flag

Min Chao Choy June 1, 2020
NK PRO

Construction resumes on China-North Korea island EDZ: satellite imagery

New work may be part of joint initiative with Chinese companies, comes despite sanctions and COVID-19 restrictions

Colin Zwirko June 1, 2020
NK PRO

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

An analysis of the main developments between May 1 and May 31

NK Pro June 1, 2020

Sanctions exemption needed before North Korean firms do business in South: MOU

Seoul dismisses claims that planned revision of inter-Korean Exchange and Cooperation Act would breach UN sanctions

Jeongmin Kim June 1, 2020

German, Russian UN missions clash over cause of North Korea humanitarian crisis

Germany criticizes DPRK "hypocrisy" in blocking aid during COVID-19; Russia says sanctions are "collective punishment"

Jacob Fromer May 29, 2020
NK PRO

Schrödinger's sanctions: South Korea plays down the May 24th Measures

Shelving ineffective unilateral sanctions makes sense, but the move is unlikely to jump-start inter-Korean cooperation

Christopher Green May 29, 2020

GoFundMe pulls campaign raising funds for COVID-19 aid to North Korea

Online fundraising platform says sanctions prohibit it from hosting the campaign

Jeongmin Kim May 29, 2020

U.S. indicts 28 North Koreans for role in $2.5 billion money laundering plot

DPRK established network of covert bank branches around world to funnel money back home, Department of Justice says

Jacob Fromer May 28, 2020

Moon administration will seek to ease restrictions on inter-Korean exchange: MOU

Proposed revision of 30-year-old law aims to expand autonomy of South Koreans engaging in projects with the North

Jeongmin Kim May 28, 2020

Mozambique denies North Korea sanctions violations, defends medical cooperation

Almost 100 DPRK doctors remain in country, Maputo says in first UN sanctions report, though all agreements suspended

Colin Zwirko May 26, 2020
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