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U.S. welcomes UAE breaking ties with North Korea

U.S. welcomes UAE breaking ties with North Korea

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MoFAIC, has stated that the measures include stopping the issuance of entry visas for North Korean citizens and ceasing new business licenses for North Korean companies wishing to operate in the UAE.

The fate of the thousands of North Korean laborers already in the UAE remains up in the air.

The 2 nations say money earned by North Korean migrant workers is allowing Pyongyang to continue its nuclear and missile programs.

The UAE will also stop issuing new visas or company licences to North Korean citizens, WAM said.

North Korea's nuclear tests and missile launches have stirred global tensions and prompted several rounds of worldwide sanctions at the UN Security Council.

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Bahrain has also announced it welcomed the shift in USA policy on Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile programs and its support for extremist groups in the Middle East.

"Very happy to hear that", State Department spokesman Heather Nauert told reporters. "There are many countries that are taking those steps that we have asked those countries to take", Yonhap reported her as saying.

Japan and South Korea, both neighbors of the rogue state, have also pressured Gulf countries to stop employing North Korean workers. North Korean laborers working overseas are one of the major sources of foreign currency for Pyongyang.

There are up to 1,300 North Koreans working in the UAE.


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