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Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

North Korea to close embassy in Spain due to sanctions: Spanish political party

North Korea to close embassy in Spain due to sanctions: Spanish political party

Mission reportedly cites difficulties developing bilateral ties as DPRK moves to shutter embassies around the world

North Korea to close embassy in Spain due to sanctions: Spanish political party
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 1, 2023
What to make of North Korea’s closure of multiple embassies overseas
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What to make of North Korea’s closure of multiple embassies overseas

Weak economy and sanctions likely driving shakeup, with broad implications for diplomacy, humanitarian aid and more

What to make of North Korea’s closure of multiple embassies overseas
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 1, 2023
New Land Rover SUV spotted in North Korean capital this year, UN report says

New Land Rover SUV spotted in North Korean capital this year, UN report says

Company denies it sold the SUV to Pyongyang, while appearance points to DPRK’s continued appetite for luxury vehicles

New Land Rover SUV spotted in North Korean capital this year, UN report says
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 31, 2023
New ship joins alleged North Korea-Russia weapons trade operation: Imagery
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New ship joins alleged North Korea-Russia weapons trade operation: Imagery

Vessel is largest of four that have been seen transfering containers at Rason Port near border with Russia

New ship joins alleged North Korea-Russia weapons trade operation: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko October 31, 2023
UN report warns of persistent threats from North Korean cybercrime and espionage

UN report warns of persistent threats from North Korean cybercrime and espionage

Panel of Experts outlines activity by DPRK threat groups, but expert says report offers only ‘generic’ recommendations

UN report warns of persistent threats from North Korean cybercrime and espionage
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy October 31, 2023
North Korea illicitly added 14 ships to fleet, mostly from China: UN report

North Korea illicitly added 14 ships to fleet, mostly from China: UN report

Panel of Experts indicates DPRK has now acquired 52 vessels since 2020 in violation of international sanctions

North Korea illicitly added 14 ships to fleet, mostly from China: UN report
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin October 30, 2023
North Korea shuts down Angola embassy as diplomatic closures widen

North Korea shuts down Angola embassy as diplomatic closures widen

Move follows closure of Uganda embassy and as media report DPRK to shutter over a dozen missions due to financial issues

North Korea shuts down Angola embassy as diplomatic closures widen
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Joe Smith October 30, 2023
Declining Chinese border town eyes North Korean workers for economic revival
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Declining Chinese border town eyes North Korean workers for economic revival

New industrial park in Kaishantun is far from population centers, suggesting plan to use DPRK workers for cheap labor

Declining Chinese border town eyes North Korean workers for economic revival
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko October 30, 2023
North Korea to raise tourism prices, move to dollar payments: Tour company

North Korea to raise tourism prices, move to dollar payments: Tour company

Expert warns move away from euros could result in sanctions violation by foreign visitors to DPRK

North Korea to raise tourism prices, move to dollar payments: Tour company
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Joe Smith October 26, 2023
US, ROK and Japan condemn North Korean arms sales to Russia in joint statement

US, ROK and Japan condemn North Korean arms sales to Russia in joint statement

Three countries say weapons deliveries increase ‘human toll’ of Ukraine war, after US released evidence of transactions

US, ROK and Japan condemn North Korean arms sales to Russia in joint statement
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin October 26, 2023
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