EU slaps sanctions on additional North Korean nationals
August 11, 2017
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says it has slapped sanctions on nine North Koreans and four entities including the state-owned Foreign Trade Bank, in addition to those already on its sanctions list.
In a statement Thursday, it says the asset freezes and travel bans were added to the EU's North Korea sanction list to bring the bloc into line with a new U.N. Security Council Resolution.
The resolution was adopted last week in response to North Korea's on-going development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missile activities.
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