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UN Sanctions Cut 55% of N. Korea Gas, Diesel, Heavy Fuel

By Bloomberg
12 September 2017   |   12:00 pm
The UN Security Council approved new sanctions aimed at punishing North Korea for its latest missile and nuclear tests.

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