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US turns screws on North Korea after UN move

The United States is ratcheting up the pressure on North Korea after imposing sanctions on two high-ranking officials involved in the country’s nuclear missile program. Kim Jong-sik and Ri Pyong-chol were both said to be “key” players in the development of Pyongyang’s ICBM strategy. In a statement, the US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stressed that […]