North Korean leader Kim Jong-un with US President Donald Trump in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Photo: AFP

Why Asean nations are reluctant to put pressure on North Korea over weapons programmes

  • Member states have been trying to improve ties with North Korea, as the possibility of military conflict with the US has subsided
  • Asean sources said there are enterprises in the region that have exported goods to North Korea in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions
Topic |   North Korea

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un with US President Donald Trump in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Photo: AFP
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