Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping alongside North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a limousine near the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP

What do Kim Jong-un’s limousines reveal about effects of UN sanctions and the ways North Korea evades them?

  • Kim’s willingness to show off his luxury cars may be a deliberate signal that he can thumb his nose at sanctions
  • Or it could be a propaganda display to distract from how hard the sanctions are biting
Topic |   North Korea

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Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping alongside North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a limousine near the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP
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