sábado, 23 de septiembre de 2017

OPEN YOUR MIND || President Trump's New North Korea Sanctions


- Jonathan Easley and Rebecca Kheel, The Hill

Jonathan Easley and Rebecca Kheel of The Hill write on the five things to know about the new sanctions President Trump placed on North Korea with an executive order he signed Thursday. The new economic and travel sanctions target limiting business and trading with North Korea by making financial institutions choose between supporting the U.S. or North Korea and stating that anyone who conducts any sort of trade with North Korea can also be banned from the U.S. financial system. Easley and Kheel also mention President Trump has said he was not targeting China when signing the new sanctions into order. These sanctions follow President Trump’s address at the United Nations general assembly where he vowed to “totally destroy” North Korea if it continued along the nuclear path, Easley and Kheel report.
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