WASHINGTON The U.S. Residence of Reps overwhelmingly authorised legislation on Thursday to tighten sanctions on North Korea by concentrating on its shipping and delivery marketplace and corporations that do enterprise with the reclusive point out.
The vote was 419 to one.
Supporters reported the legislation was meant to send a robust message to North Korea, amid global worry about the escalation of its nuclear software.
The evaluate would have to be authorised by the Senate prior to it could be sent to the White Residence for President Donald Trump to indicator into law.
Despite the fact that legislation addressing North Korea has been released in the Senate, there was no rapid term on when or if the Senate may possibly choose up a monthly bill.
(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle Modifying by Leslie Adler)