The U.S. Senate passed a law on new sanctions against the DPRK

The U.S. Senate majority approved a bill on new sanctions against North Korea in connection with nuclear and space developments of Pyongyang, reported Reuters. The restrictive measures will affect both private individuals and companies and foreign States involved in infringements.

The bill provides for the introduction of restrictive measures against those who provide support to imports to North Korea of technologies associated with weapons of mass destruction, human rights violations, money laundering in support of the government of the country and the production of counterfeit goods, reports

It is expected that U.S. President Barack Obama will soon sign the bill.

Recall, 7 February, Pyongyang announced the successful launch of the carrier rocket with the artificial companion of the Earth. The launch from the Western test range Soha (Tongan-Ni) in the province of North Pyongan Province.

After that, the UN Security Council has promised to impose new sanctions against the DPRK. U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power declared that Washington will facilitate the acceptance of serious measures by the security Council against North Korea. Barack Obama and South Korean President Park Geun-Hye also talked about the introduction of new sanctions the two countries.

The bill on sanctions against the DPRK last month, already adopted by the House of representatives — the lower house of Congress. Measures have been taken after January 6, Pyongyang announced the successful test of a hydrogen bomb.

The U.S. Senate passed a law on new sanctions against the DPRK 11.02.2016

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