US Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, has shared his views on the sanctions imposed on North Korea, reiterating the fact that the sanctions will remain in place until fully verified denuclearization of North Korea is achieved.
Below are some of his noteworthy quotes on the matter.
“Treasury will continue to implement existing sanctions on North Korea, and will take action to block and designate companies, ports, and vessels that facilitate illicit shipments and provide revenue streams to the DPRK.” – Steven Mnuchin, Arkansas Online, 16 August 2018
“The tactics that these entities based in China, Singapore, and Russia are using to attempt to evade sanctions are prohibited under U.S. law, and all facets of the shipping industry have a responsibility to abide by them or expose themselves to serious risks.” – Steven Mnuchin, Arkansas Online, 16 August 2018
“Consequences for violating these sanctions will remain in place until we have achieved the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea.” – Steven Mnuchin, KVEO, 15 August 2018