Biden prolongs North Korea and Western Balkans’ state of emergency

The White House said that US President Joe Biden extended the state of emergency for a year in connection with events in North Korea and the Western Balkans, as a legal basis for imposing sanctions on regional players.

According to executive orders issued by the US authorities, the US allegations against North Korea relate to “the nuclear missile program in addition to government actions and policies that pose a threat to US national security and foreign policy, as well as sanctions imposed on citizens of the Western Balkans.” countries in connection with the failure of regional peace agreements”.

In any case, Biden said, the situation remains “an extraordinary and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States.”

A state of emergency against North Korea was declared in 2008 with extensions in 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

For the western Balkans, the White House declared a state of emergency in 2001, amending it in 2003 and 2021, with two states of emergency expiring on June 26 this month.

Source: News

Related Stories

Leave a Reply