the Sanctions described by us authorities as a response to a violation of human rights, but even linked to north korea's handling of the u.s. student Otto Warmbier, who was imprisoned in the country and died in the aftermath of the captivity, shortly after he was released.
The stricter sanctions is directed against the north Korean dictator Kim Jong-Uns close to the employees Ryong Hae Choe, head of the country's structuring and guidningsdepartement.
is north korea's minister of security Kyong Thaek-Jong, and Kwang Ho-Pak, the head of the propagandadepartementet.
The american the ministry of finance comments that the selected politicians have crucial roles in the north Korean government that already has sanctions placed over them.
the Sanctions freeze any assets the three politicians in the united states and prohibits all american trade and financial transactions with them.
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