WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – The United States said on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions against North Korea, intensifying pressure on Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons and missile programs.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration plans to announce on Friday what is being billed as the largest package of sanctions yet against North Korea to increase pressure on Pyongyang for its nuclear and ballistic missile tests, a senior administration official said.
A top Iranian official accused the Trump administration this week of violating the landmark nuclear deal as U.S. officials step up their efforts to combat Iran’s support for terrorists and its illicit ballistic missile program, according to sources who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon about the matter.
A top Trump administration official this week said the United States see a role for the Iranian-backed terror organization Hezbollah in political discussions about the future of Lebanon, a decision that is raising concerns about internal divisions inside the Trump administration, according to recent statements and sources close to the administration who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.
China’s multi-billion dollar aviation and shipping conglomerate, HNA Group Co., is facing U.S. government sanctions for providing false information to the government committee in charge of reviewing foreign purchases of American companies.
The U.S. has designated the Zhao Wei network, which operates throughout southeast Asia, as a transnational criminal organization, the Treasury Department announced Tuesday.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Wednesday expressed his thanks to Vietnamese officials for their country’s support of sanctions against North Korea.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States tightened its economic crackdown on North Korea over its nuclear arms program on Wednesday, imposing sanctions on nine entities, 16 people, and six ships it accused of helping Pyongyang develop weapons of mass destruction.
Iranian leaders have been taking a victory lap in recent days after President Donald Trump caved to pressure from his top advisers and again waived key sanctions on Tehran in a bid to save the landmark nuclear agreement, according to regional reports and interviews with sources close to the White House.