UAE to Stop Issuing Visas to North Koreans

The United Arab Emirates announced Thursday it would halt the issuance of visas to North Korean workers, as tensions surrounding the country's nuclear ambitions continue to build.

The move by the UAE follows similar policy changes from Kuwait and Qatar, which already have blocked visas to the country, limiting North Korea's ability to evade sanctions and make money off the laborers it sends to work in Middle Eastern nations.

The UAE statement said it also would block North Korean companies from operating in any of the seven emirates, and the UAE will...
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