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US sanctions on Russian bank for helping North Korea evade measures to curb nuclear weapons

The United States today slapped sanctions on a Russian bank for helping North Korea evade UN Security Council measures designed to curb Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.


PTI Last Updated at 03 Aug 2018, 20:08 IST India

The United States today slapped sanctions on a Russian bank for helping North Korea evade UN Security Council measures designed to curb Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.

The US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said it also targeted an individual and two entities for "facilitating the North Korean illicit financial activity."

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