The US is seeking to rally the global community to sever ties with the North to further isolate the regime and force it to give up its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes.
South Korea and Japan have pressured Gulf states to stop employing North Korean workers, whose income goes towards remittances that benefit the regime in Pyongyang, according to Asian diplomatic sources.
The UAE would also stop issuing new visas or company licenses to North Korean citizens, WAM added.
The United Arab Emirates announced Thursday it would halt the issuance of visas to North Korean workers, as tensions surrounding the country's nuclear ambitions continue to build.
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The MoFAIC affirmed that the UAE has developed an executive framework in collaboration with state departments in the country to implement UN Security Council resolutions on North Korea and its nuclear program, primarily Resolutions 2371 and 2375.
Experts say North Korean laborers help Pyongyang avoid worldwide sanctions and raise money for its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.
Qatar also has said it no longer would issue visas to North Korean workers.
The North Korea flag flutters next to concertina wire at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia March 9, 2017.