– The South Korean authorities announced on Monday about the decision to impose sanctions against 18 high-ranking representatives of the North Korean banks, said the Agency “Yonhap”.
We are talking about banks presented outside of Korea in countries such as China, Russia, Libya, the Agency said.
“These people working abroad, where he represented banks, Korea. They were involved in getting the money needed to develop weapons of mass destruction” – quoted “Yonhap” the words of the representative of the foreign Ministry of South Korea.
Restrictive measures are imposed in connection with the continuation of the work in the DPRK on a program to develop nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
Earlier on Monday the intention to impose additional sanctions against North Korea were announced by Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.