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US to impose 'largest ever' N Korea sanctions

Saturday - 24/02/2018 10:37
The United States is imposing a fresh set of sanctions on North Korea - the "largest ever", President Trump says.
US to impose 'largest ever' N Korea sanctions
US to impose 'largest ever' N Korea sanctions

The measures target more than 50 ships and maritime transport companies in North Korea, but also China and Taiwan.

North Korea is already under a range of international and US sanctions over its nuclear programme and missile tests.

But it continued tests last year, including tests of a nuclear weapon and a long-range ballistic missile capable of reaching the US. 

The US says the new sanctions are designed to put a further squeeze on North Korea, cutting off sources of revenue and fuel for its nuclear programme and clamping down on evasion of already existing restrictions.

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