NAfter North Korea’s latest missile test, the United States Obstacles Five North Koreans were charged, one of whom is said to be living in Russia and four in China. The U.S. Treasury Department said Wednesday it was responsible for purchasing materials for the development of weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles. All five are foreign representatives of the Second Academy of Sciences, and its affiliates, the United States and the United Nations, are believed to be involved in procurement for North Korea’s arms programs. They purchased telecommunications equipment, steel alloys, software and chemicals for Vladivostok, Dalian and Shenyang. If they have assets in the United States, it is impossible, they will be confiscated.
Sanctions also mean that US citizens will not be allowed to do business with them and that banks that allow them to conduct financial transactions will also face penalties.
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Washington has been responding to six missile tests conducted by the Pyongyang regime since September. In all six cases, North Korea violated UN resolutions. The missile tests “are further evidence that North Korea is pursuing banned plans despite calls from the international community for diplomacy and nuclear disarmament,” said Brian Nelson, secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. The United States and the United Nations have called for new UN sanctions against North Korea. This was shared by the US Ambassador A, Linda Thomas Greenfield, on Twitter.
The missile test was conducted on Tuesday for the first time in nearly two years by North Korea’s rulers Kim Jong-un Privately monitored. According to North Korea, this is a hypersonic glide vehicle with “excellent maneuverability”. State media have reported that Kim has urged scientists to speed up efforts to build the country’s military power.
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