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US imposes fresh sanctions after North Korea launches three new missile

The launches happened after President Joe Biden ended an Asian trip in which he stressed Washington's commitment to defending allies from the North's nuclear threat.

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The US says this week's launches brought North Korea's total for this year to 23, as the isolated country pushes to develop and expand the range of its nuclear and missile programs.

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The US targeted two Russian banks on Friday as part of new sanctions over alleged support for North Korea and its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

The sanctions come after what the US says were three new ballistic missile launches by North Korea on Tuesday, including one intercontinental ballistic missile.

The launches happened after President Joe Biden ended an Asian trip in which he stressed Washington's commitment to defending allies from the North's nuclear threat.

The US says this week's launches brought North Korea's total for this year to 23, as the isolated country pushes to develop and expand the range of its

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First Published: May 27 2022 | 9:56 PM IST

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