US imposes sanctions on three top North Korean officials

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  • Suppression of free speech cited as reason for action
  • Move at odds with Trump’s emollient tone towards regime

The United States has imposed sanctions on three North Korean officials, including a top aide to Kim Jong-un, in an abrupt shift from Donald Trump’s efforts to woo the regime.

The Trump administration said it would seize any US assets of Choe Ryong-hae, described as the right-hand man of the North Korean leader, and two others over their roles in suppression of freedom of speech.

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