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#NorthKorea warns US sceptics as Kim heads for summit with Trump

#NorthKorea warns US sceptics as Kim heads for summit with Trump

| February 25, 2019

North Korea warned President Donald Trump on Sunday not to listen to US critics who were disrupting efforts to improve ties, as its leader, Kim Jong Un, made his way across China by train to a second summit with Trump in Vietnam, write Jack Kim and Josh Smith. The two leaders will meet in Hanoi […]

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#HumanRightsWithoutFrontiers – Exploitation of #NorthKorea workers in #Poland

#HumanRightsWithoutFrontiers – Exploitation of #NorthKorea workers in #Poland

| November 8, 2018

Welcome to the second in our regular series discussing human rights, brought to you in partnership with Human Rights without Frontiers. In this programme we are looking at the exploitation of North Korean Workers in Poland.  A film dealing with the issue was screened at an event organized within the European Parliament by MEP Laszlo […]

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#NorthKorea: EU aligns sanctions with latest UN Security Council resolution

#NorthKorea: EU aligns sanctions with latest UN Security Council resolution

| February 26, 2018

The Council increased the restrictive measures against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) by finalizing the transposition into EU law of the measures imposed by the latest UN Security Council resolution 2397 (2017).   The measures transposed today (26 February) include: The strengthening of the export ban to the DPRK of all refined petroleum products […]

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#NorthKorea to send team to Winter Games, South to consider easing bans after talks

#NorthKorea to send team to Winter Games, South to consider easing bans after talks

| January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

North Korea said during rare talks with the South on Tuesday it would send a delegation to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea next month and Seoul said it was prepared to lift some sanctions temporarily so the visit could take place, write Christine Kim and Josh Smith. At the first formal talks with South Korea in […]

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#NorthKorea: EU adopts new sanctions

#NorthKorea: EU adopts new sanctions

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

On 16 October, the Foreign Affairs Council discussed the situation in the Korean peninsula and in particular the continuing development of the DPRK’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles in violation and flagrant disregard of UN Security Council resolutions. Given the persistent threat to international peace and stability posed by the DPRK, the Council adopted new […]

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NATO calls latest ballistic missile test by North Korea a threat to international peace and security

NATO calls latest ballistic missile test by North Korea a threat to international peace and security

| May 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu described the launch of a new ballistic missile test by North Korea this morning (14 May 2017) as a new and flagrant breach of a series of United Nations Security Council Resolutions, constituting a threat to international peace and security. NATO said that this is a time when de-escalation is needed, […]

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#NorthKorea warns of ‘merciless’ strikes as US carrier joins drills

#NorthKorea warns of ‘merciless’ strikes as US carrier joins drills

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the USS Carl Vinson ploughed through seas off South Korea on Tuesday (14 March), rival North Korea warned the United States of “merciless” attacks if the carrier infringes on its sovereignty or dignity during US-South Korea drills. F-18 fighter jets took off from the flight deck of the nuclear-powered carrier in a dramatic display of US […]

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