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South Korea imposes sanction on N Korea


MNA International Desk: South Korea says it has added several North Korean groups and individuals to its sanction list as part of efforts to cut off funding for the North weapons programs. South Korea’s government says the sanctions on 20 North Korean groups and 12 individuals took effect Monday. Seoul is among the first to respond to North Korea’s Nov. 29 missile launch with fresh sanctions. The government says it hopes its move will prompt the international community to do likewise. U.S. President Donald Trump’s U.N. ambassador has been urging the world to cut trade and diplomatic ties with Pyongyang. ...

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UN expands N. Korea blacklist


MNA International Desk: The UN Security Council on Friday imposed sanctions on 18 North Korean officials and entities as the United States vowed to respond to Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear tests ‘through other means, if necessary.’ The council unanimously adopted a US-drafted resolution that put North Korea’s suspected spy chief, 13 other officials and four entities on the UN sanctions blacklist, hitting them with a global travel ban and an assets freeze. “The Security Council is sending a clear message to North Korea today: Stop firing ballistic missiles or face the consequences,” US Ambassador Nikki Haley told the council. China, ...

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