Trump Aims For Trade Crack Down With New Sanctions on North Korea
Thursday, 21 September 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump announced that he signed a new executive order on Thursday that expanded the U.S. government's authority to target individuals, companies, and financial institutions that maintained ties with North Korea, escalating the global campaign of putting pressure on the repressive regime to cease their nuclear ambitions, according to Politico. "Foreign banks will face a clear choice: do business with the United States or facilitate trade with the lawless regime in North Korea," Trump said at the start of a meeting in New York with the Japanese prime minister and South Korean president. "The regime can no longer count on others to facilitate its trade and banking...
While sitting down with South Korean President Moon Jae-in Sept. 21, President Trump said the United States and South Korea are making “a lot of progress” on a trade deal and imposing additional sanctions on North Korea.
The EU imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Monday as part of international efforts to punish the pariah regime for its nuclear and ballistic weapons... Zee News - WorldAlso reported by •All India Radio •Wall Street Journal •FOXNews.com
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*Tough North Korea rhetoric from the U.S. administration continues*. Major South Korean media... Zero Hedge - MarketsAlso reported by •Wall Street Journal •DNA •Bangkok Post