WASHINGTON – US lawmakers called on the United States to increase military pressure and sanctions on North Korea in response to the destruction of the Inter-Korean Relations Office earlier this week.

Ted Yoho, a senior member of the Subcommittee on Foreign Affairs of the Asia-Pacific Foreign and Commercial Affairs Committee, said the countries were "cheating" on the international sanctions regime against North Korea and said China was. You play a key role in this program.

"For the United States, I think the best thing we can do is to talk about pressure, maybe start a military or repeat efforts and campaigns with South Korea and start those activities," he said. .

The virtual seminar, organized by the Association of Former Members of Congress, refers to a joint military exercise that has been scaled back to facilitate nuclear talks between Washington and Pyongyang. By: Chhouk Bora