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As talks approach, Beijing ratchets up pressure on Pyongyang

On Friday China’s commerce ministry announced new measures to enforce the most recent round of sanctions against North Korea, including imposing limits on the export of crude oil. Beginning January 6, China will prohibit all exports to North Korea of steel, iron ore, and other metals, as well as industrial machinery and transport vehicles, according […]