Beijing-based Young Pioneers Tours had organized U.S. college student Otto Warmbier's trip to North Korea.
The travel ban will be introducedfollowing the death about a month ago of American university student Otto Warmbier, who was released by North Korea in a coma after he was detained in January 2016 while on a tour.
The United States, South Korea's key ally, believes the time is not ripe for inter-Korean talks as there are no signs that the North is prepared to halt its nuclear and missile development programs. Three Americans remain in custody in the North.
Young Pioneer Tours, a company that arranges trips into North Korea, and the same outfit Warmbier used for his trip to the country, tweeted a statement early Friday acknowledging the upcoming restriction.
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At least 16 US citizens have been detained in North Korea in the past ten years.
Tour operators suggest that up to 1,000 visit every year.
There are 4,590 miles between Honolulu and Pyongyang, North Korea, but Hawaii wants its residents to be prepared should the reclusive country launch a nuclear missile that could reach its shores, NBC reported.
North Korea is known to scrutinize the activity of tourists.
Warmbier was arrested past year while on the sightseeing tour.
"Due to safety and security concerns, Secretary [Rex] Tillerson has authorized a Geographical Travel Restriction for #NorthKorea", the State Department tweeted. Both Koryo Tours and Young Pioneers Tours have said that the ban will go into effect at the end of August.
Two-thirds of Americans across the political spectrum now reportedly view North Korea as a serious threat to America.
Korean-American professor Kim Sang-duk (or Tony Kim) who was detained in April 2017.
The BoJ maintained its short-term interest rate target at -0.1 percent and the 10-year JGB yield target around zero percent. Ahead of the meeting, it was 0.2 percent lower at $1.1486. -Germany's DAX index declined less than 0.1 percent.
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