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US targets Russia and Chinese firms over North Korea sanctions breaches

The United States has imposed fresh sanctions on one individual and three entities, including Russia and China-based companies, over breaches related to North Korea sanctions. The US Treasury said the new sanctions applied to the Russia-based Profinet Pte Ltd and its director general, the China-based Dalian Sun Moon Star International Logistics Trading Co. and the Singapore based SINSMS Pte Ltd. ...

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South & North Korea to hold summit in Pyongyang in September

Published time: 13 Aug, 2018 06:02 South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are set to hold their third summit in the North Korean capital in September, Yonhap reports citing the results of high-level talks. “We agreed to hold an inter-Korean summit within September in Pyongyang,” the two sides said in a joint press statement issued ...

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In symbolic gesture, North Korea returns remains of US service members

On the 65th anniversary of the Korean War, Pyongyang has handed over the remains of dozens of US soldiers who died during the three-year-long conflict, the White House has confirmed. A US Air Force C-17 transport plane picked up the remains of American servicemen in Wonsan, North Korea on Friday morning, before delivering them to the Osan Air Base in ...

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N. Korea dismantling rocket test site as Trump’s rants over reports he loathes lack of progress

New satellite imagery showed partial dismantlement of North Korea’s satellite launch facility. It comes as the US media reported that Donald Trump is somehow unhappy with the denuclearization progress of the Korean Peninsula. Images of Sohae Satellite Launching Station, released by monitoring group 38 North on Monday, showed that Pyongyang has apparently begun dismantling work there. The satellite snapshots dated ...

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China launches dumping probe into steel imports from Indonesia, EU, Japan, and South Korea

China’s Commerce Ministry launched an anti-dumping investigation on Monday into stainless steel imports from four countries. Domestic producers have complained that a flood of cheaper products has damaged the local industry. Dumping is an international-trade term that describes a country or company exporting a product at a price that is lower in the foreign import market than the price in ...

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Russia ‘helpful’ in enforcing sanctions on North Korea – Pompeo

Moscow has been actively contributing to the process of denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula, particularly by enforcing sanctions on Pyongyang, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told journalists. “Enforcement of sanctions is a continuing process. There have been many places, in which Russians have been helpful,” Pompeo told journalists after his meeting with the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New ...

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Tech giants squirm and dodge when grilled about China & N. Korea ‘election meddling’ (VIDEO)

Silicon Valley representatives, who testified before the House on how to stop Russia from using online platforms to meddle in elections, had their feet put to fire when a Republican lawmaker questioned them about other players. Louie Gohmert, a representative for Texas, grilled officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter, who came to the US House on Tuesday to testify before ...

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S. Korea summons Russian officials after scrambling jets to escort Russian planes

South Korean defense and foreign offices summoned Russian officials after its air force were dispatched to warn Russian bombers of entering its air defense zone. Moscow says the planes were flying over the international waters. Russia’s defense ministry confirmed that South Korean planes escorted two Tu-95MS strategic bombers and Su-35S aircraft as they conducted a regular flight over “neutral waters” ...

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N. Korea sticks to promise to scrap missile engine test site, but US sanctions remain – Pompeo

Pyongyang has reaffirmed its commitment to dismantle its missile engine test site, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, but American sanctions against the North will remain until there is “fully verified” denuclearization. “North Korea reaffirmed its commitment to complete denuclearization,” Pompeo said at the trilateral news conference in Tokyo, where he was joined by Japanese and South Korean officials. ...

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