U.S. hits North Korea with new sanctions targeting missile program

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The United States sanctioned three entities and two individuals with financial ties to North Korea's illicit weapons program, the Treasury Department announced. File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI | License Photo SEOUL, March 1 (UPI) -- The United States slapped new sanctions on three entities and two individuals for "illicitly generating revenue" that the North Korean regime uses to develop its weapons programs, the Treasury announced. The department's Office of Foreign Assets Control on Wednesday designated two North Korean firms, Chilsong Trading Corporation and Korea Paekho Trading Corporation. Advertisement Chilsong acts as a front to earn foreign currency and collect intelligence...