EU expands North Korea sanctions

(VOVWORLD) - The European Union on Tuesday extended sanctions aimed at punishing North Korea for its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, banning the import of textiles from the country and limiting sales of crude oil. 
EU expands North Korea sanctions - ảnh 1Korean artillery fire in a training program (Photo: AFP) 

The UN approved the sanctions set by the Security Council last month imposed on Pyongyang for its sixth and largest nuclear test. The sanctions include a ban on the sale of liquefied gas and limitations on the sale of crude oil and refined petroleum products to North Korea. The EU said its members will not provide any new authorizations to North Korean nationals to work in their territory. 

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