Senators Call for Stronger Sanctions on North Korea Amid Diplomatic Stalemate

Posted on February 25, 2020 4:23 pm

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U.S. senators are urging stronger sanctions enforcement amid a prolonged stalemate in denuclearization talks with North Korea.

Republican Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado, chairman of the East Asia, the Pacific and International Cybersecurity Policy subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called for the return to the “maximum pressure policy.”

FILE – Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., Feb. 20, 2020

“The successful policy of maximum pressure that was adopted early in the Trump administration, but since abandoned in earnest effort of diplomatic engagement with Pyongyang. … We must immediately enforce sanctions against Pyongyang and its enablers,” Gardner