UAE stops issuing visas to North Koreans, ends diplomatic missions

Korean waitresses play music at the Pyongyang Okryu Gwan North Korean Restaurant in Dubai United Arab Emirates. The United Arab Emirates says it will stop issuing new visas to North Korean laborers becoming the

The UAE would also stop issuing new visas or company licenses to North Korean citizens, WAM added.

The UAE government ended the mission of its non-resident ambassador to North Korea as well as that of Pyongyang's non-resident ambassador to the UAE, the government-run WAM news agency said. Malaysia imposed a travel ban to North Korea last month, following Pyongyang's repeated ballistic missile tests.

North Korea's nuclear tests and missile launches have stirred global tensions and prompted several rounds of worldwide sanctions at the UN Security Council.

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State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert. "There are many countries that are taking those steps that we have asked those countries to take".

The United States on Thursday welcomed the United Arab Emirates' decision to break ties with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program. North Korean laborers working overseas are one of the major sources of foreign currency for Pyongyang. It has already halted issuing visas to North Koreans wishing to work there and sent back the North Korean ambassador. It's a big blow to the regime, which has thousands of guest workers in the Gulf region providing an importance source of hard currency for the isolated nation.

"Approximately 1,000 remain, but this number will decline rapidly as their employment contracts expire".

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