Homeland Preparedness News

By  Alex Murtha

A coalition of Republican senators urged the president on Monday to enact immediate sanctions on North Korea in the wake of its latest nuclear weapons test.

This most recent incident was the fourth nuclear test since 2009 and the second this year.

“In the wake of this latest provocation from Pyongyang, we ask you to take immediate steps to expand U.S. sanctions against North Korea and those entities that assist the regime, most importantly China-based entities; expedite the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea; and take all feasible steps to facilitate a stronger trilateral alliance between the United States, Japan, and South Korea to more effectively counter the North Korean threat,” the legislators said in a letter.

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