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Yun Sun quoted in Yonhap News on China Sanctions

By Yun Sun
in Program

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (Yonhap) — U.S. “secondary sanctions” on Chinese firms doing business with North Korea would more likely to backfire rather than achieve the goal of inducing Beijing to render greater cooperation in efforts to rein in Pyongyang, an expert said Thursday.

Yun Sun, a senior associate at the Stimson Center, made the remark during a discussion in Washington amid growing speculation the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to adopt “secondary sanctions” or a “secondary boycott,” penalizing Chinese businesses doing business with the North in an effort to force Beijing to pressure Pyongyang.

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