America Drafting Sanctions to Cut Off North Korean Trade

2017-09-04 07:23:09.0

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he is putting together new sanctions seeking to cut off trade with North Korea after it detonated a thermonuclear device in its sixth and most powerful nuclear test.

Speaking on Fox News, Mnuchin described Pyongyangs behavior as completely unacceptable. He says the sanctions package being drafted for President Donald Trumps consideration will make clear that if countries want to do business with the US, they will have to cut off North Korea economically. The US is persistenly on work with allies and China to exert pressure on North Korea.