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US Announces New Sanctions on North Korean Banks and Banking Officials
The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced new sanctions Tuesday targeting eight North Korean banks, as well as 26 DPRK banking officials.
The Treasury Department's release said the action "targets North Korean use of the international financial system to facilitate its WMD and ballistic missile programs."
"This further advances our strategy to fully isolate North Korea in order to achieve our broader objectives of a peaceful and denuclearized Korean...