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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.

The EU move means that 62 people and 50 entities, like companie...



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