August 3, 2018 / 2:31 PM / 10 months ago

U.S. issues fresh North Korea-related sanctions -statement

WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - The United States on Friday issued a fresh round of North Korea-related sanctions, designating a Russian individual and three entities, including a Moscow-based bank and a Chinese trade company.

The U.S. Treasury Department, in a statement on its website, named the Russian Commercial Bank Agrosoyuz, Pyongyang-based Korea Ungum Corp and Chinese-based Dandong Zhongsheng Industry & Trade Co Ltd, which it said was linked to North Korea’s Foreign Trade Bank. It also designated Jong Won Ri of Moscow. (Reporting by Susan Heavey and Tim Ahmann; Editing by Bernadette Baum and Jonathan Oatis)

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