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U.S. Sanctions Chinese, Russians for Illicit Trade With North Korea


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(Worthy News) - The Trump administration on Tuesday slapped economic sanctions on 10 Chinese and Russian companies and six people for covertly assisting North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs.

The Treasury Department announcement said the sanctions were imposed "in response to North Korea’s ongoing development of weapons of mass destruction, violations of United Nations Security Council Resolutions, and attempted evasion of U.S. sanctions."

The sanctions represent the first time the U.S. government has cracked down on Chinese and Russian firms that have been facilitating North Korea's development of nuclear arms and long-range missiles. [ Source (Read More...) ]

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  1. You know, there's a cost to the US every time we put sanctions on someone or some business, even (worse yet) a whole country. So far, sanctions against Putin's friends seem not to have hurt his assets one bit. But every time we announce limits, it limits our ability to do business too. A good example was Cuba.

    For example, once upon a time I tried to not have any business with anyone who does business in or with the abortion industry in the USA. Turned out, the federal government of the USA does business with abortioners, the abortion industry, and more. How do you not buy postage stamps without dealing with federal employees? How do you get your SSA Retirement if you don't deal with federal employees? See? It's a big deal to sanction someone or some whole nation. These things should be thought out better, we're limiting ourselves each and every time.

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