The Spanish foreign ministry asked North Korean ambassador Kim Hyok Chol to leave the country by September 30 citing his country's repeated refusals to renounce its nuclear weapons programme.
The United States and South Korea, and separately Russian Federation together with China, started military drills on Wednesday in a show of force against North Korea, which has repeatedly defied the United Nations to conduct nuclear and ballistic missile tests. Kim is to leave by the end of this month.
Spain is following in the footsteps of Mexico and Peru, which both ordered the North Korean ambassadors to their countries to leave this month as well.
Cairo said it was cutting military ties with North Korea.
Despite North Korea's increasing isolation as it continues to violate worldwide sanctions, the impoverished state still has 49 overseas missions, and diplomatic relations with 160 countries, according to South Korea's Unification Ministry.
The move is a response to the continued nuclear and missile tests by the North Korea regime and the Spanish government informs that it was "necessary to take this step because these programmes are a serious threat to global peace and security".
North Korea has been strengthening its ballistic missile program.
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Trump's other children and the Trump Organization headquarters in Manhattan continue to remain under the Secret Service's watch. It was not immediately clear whether the decision applied to his family; he and his wife, Vanessa, have five children.
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"Mexico took an ignorant measure to declare an ambassador of a revolutionary regime from an independent country as persona non grata", he said in a statement to the Mexican press, as reported by the specialist website NK News.
Wang said in a meeting with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Monday that China would strictly implement U.N. Security council sanctions and stressed that "parties directly involved" must also take action and responsibility. However, it still enjoys the diplomatic relation with 160 countries, as per the S South Korea's Unification Ministry.
It is to be noted that North Korea's Embassy in Kuwait City is the only diplomatic station in the Gulf region for North Korea.
During a trip to Latin America in August, Vice President Mike Pence called on Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Peru to sever all diplomatic relations with North Korea.
In response to Pyongyang's nuclear test on September 3, its most powerful to date, some countries have announced they have expelled the North Korean ambassador accredited to their capitals. The North Korean embassy in Spain opened in 2014 and has since been occupied by an ambassador and two diplomats, according to AFP, citing a foreign ministry official.
The day after the latest nuclear test, the same day that the U.N. Security Council passed its latest resolution, the Peruvian government told North Korea's ambassador in Lima, Kim Hak Chol, he had five days to leave.
Kuwait also said it would stop issuing visas to North Korean passport holders.
Romelu Lukaku upstaged Wayne Rooney on his Old Trafford return as Manchester United produced a late flurry to thrash Everton 4-0. Right now, the only option that has resulted in goals is Rooney, Everton's sole goal-scorer in the Premier League with just two.
The nearby airport "was never pointed to as a place that he might be, any more than the local mall", he says. The body of Randy Potter was found in a truck in an airport parking lot eight months after he went missing.
It is changing its holiday year, which now runs from April to March, to run from January to December instead. Now, the airline has announced all of the flights it has cancelled between now and the end of October.
Apart from the format, the nature of the surfaces and a few personnel adjustments, not much will change on the limited-overs leg. However the Aussies are well aware of what threat wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal can pose for them.
Sometimes [this season] the opponents deserved a red card but, instead, they carry on playing with 11 men". They got into the shape and did the job that we've been demanding from them over the last few years.
Early yesterday, it was discovered that the Pan European Game Information board noted a listing for Final Fantasy IX . Final Fantasy IX is now available on PC, PlayStation, PSP, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, iOS, and Android.
Tensions flared when Kim Jong-un's regime tested what it termed a hydrogen bomb many times more powerful than its previous device. He was referring to an accelerating series of missile tests by North Korea that have defied USA and worldwide warnings to stop.
And although they have not lost either, they have left themselves with a lot of ground to make up to catch the Catalan side. Under the new contract Zidane will nearly double his salary, going from 4.35 million euros a year to just shy of 8.
Rider takes issue with raw cotton, a commodity gained largely at the expense of black slaves, being used as a decoration. A Texas woman's complaint about a Hobby Lobby display has sparked an impassioned discussion online.
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Xbox One X Standard Edition Pre-Order Leaks Online
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Woman murdered by husband for failing to get MBBS seat
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PM Abbasi reaches NY to address UNGA
He will also be speaking to representatives of the Council on Foreign Relations and US-Pakistan Business Council. He will address the General Assembly of United Nations on 21st Sep, 2017.