US imposes North Korea-related sanctions

(VOVWORLD) - The US Treasury Department on Thursday issued new North Korea-related sanctions that target a Turkish company and two Turkish individuals among others. 
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 US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin testifies to the House Financial Services hearing on state of the international financial system on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, July 12, 2018. (Photo: REUTERS/Joshua Roberts)

The Turkish company is SIA Falcon International Group. The sanctions also target a North Korean citizen.North Korea is under several sanctions from the UN and the US because of its nuclear and missile programs. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledged to complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula at the Trump-Kim meeting in June in Singapore in exchange for ensured security from the US. The US said it won’t lift sanctions until North Korea makes verifiable moves to denuclearize. 

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