Myanmar shut North Korean restaurant in 2018 due to sanctions, government confirms

Questions over two countries’ military ties raised in recent UN report remain unanswered, however A North Korean restaurant in Yangon, Myanmar thought to have closed in 2018 due to international pressure was closed by the government in accordance with UN sanctions measures, according to a report to the UN made public in the past week. […]

North Korean Restaurant in Yangon Ordered to Close its Doors

The government ordered a restaurant belonging to the North Korean Embassy in Yangon be shut down recently following a request from the US for Myanmar to respect a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution on sanctions against North Korea. Aryani Manring, who is assistant public affairs spokesperson for the US Embassy, told The Irrawaddy that […]