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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Washington Imposed Sanctions on Three North Korean Officials Over Human Rights Violations

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7Dnews London

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 21:13 GMT

The United States on Monday announced sanctions against three senior North Korean officials, including the minister of public security, "in response to serious and persistent violations of human rights by the regime." Reports AFP.

It is the first time Washington has targeted Pyongyang officials for direct sanctions since the June summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. 


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