U.S. Threatens to Cutoff China, Russia for Undermining Sanctions Against North Korea

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(Worthy News) - The Trump administration on Tuesday threatened to cutoff from the U.S. financial system Chinese and Russian companies helping North Korea smuggle coal overseas to circumvent international sanctions on Pyongyang's nuclear activities.

Marshall Billingslea, the Treasury Department's assistant secretary for terrorist financing, provided Congress with intelligence images mapping North Korea's illicit shipping networks used to mask the origin of exported coal to China and Russia.

The images appear to expose China and Russia's covert hand in undermining international pressure on the Kim Jong Un regime to give up its nuclear ambitions, despite the two nations voting publicly on several occasions at the United Nations Security Council to strengthen sanctions. [ Source: Washington Free Beacon (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “U.S. Threatens to Cutoff China, Russia for Undermining Sanctions Against North Korea”

  1. Apparently, punishing both Russia and China economically is the moral lesson to be applied. North Korea will shoot their rockets neither to China nor Russia, but only towards other democratic nations of the world.

    The economic blockade of the western world upon North Korean-China and Russia will be creating another big economic slow down in the world; however to punish the trouble makers, stern actions must be taken.

    President Trump might have learned a big lesson about the loyalty of Prime Minister Putin, and the mere false hope that through the co-operation of Russia, world peace can be established.

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