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South Korea slaps unilateral sanctions on 4 N. Korean after ballistic missile launched earlier this week

South Korea has implemented unilateral sanctions on four individuals and three entities from North Korea in response to their recent launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile. The move comes as a measure to protect the peace and security of the Korean Peninsula and the international community, according to the country’s foreign ministry.

The sanctions target individuals and organizations involved in nuclear and missile development and funding. The decision reflects South Korea’s commitment to countering North Korea’s actions that pose a threat to regional stability.

These unilateral sanctions aim to exert pressure on North Korea and discourage further provocative behavior. The implementation of these measures underscores South Korea’s determination to address the issue of North Korea’s weapons program and maintain regional security.