North Korea’s participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics Games has brought about a pause in its nuclear and missile tests. For South Korea, these peaceful developments validate its support for greater engagement. The U.S., however, sees the North’s charm offensive as an attempt to undermine support for tough economic sanctions. VOA’s Brian Padden has more from Seoul.
A confidential report by independent UN monitors to a UN Security Council sanctions committee, seen by Reuters, said they had investigated cases of ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products in violation of sanctions and that the network behind the vessels was primarily based in Taiwan