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US sanctions on North Korea news

A number of countries and international bodies have imposed sanctions against North Korea. Currently, many sanctions involve North Korea’s nuclear weapons program and were imposed after its first nuclear test in 2006 – follow RT to find out more. Initially, the sanctions on North Korea were focused on trade bans on weapons-related materials and goods but expanded to luxury goods to target the elites – visit RT.com to get the latest news. Get the latest updates on Washington-Pyongyang negotiations, as North Korea’s Foreign Ministry said the country won’t engage in negotiations with the US unless the latter makes real concessions, adding that Washington “deceived” it and that they were “caught in dialogue” that was a waste of time. A North Korean diplomat said in January 2020 that there would be “no reason” for North Korea, which has been abiding by a self-imposed moratorium on long-range missile and nuclear tests, to stand by its commitments unless Washington lifts the “most brutal and inhuman sanctions.”