The United States has imposed sanctions on Russia and North Korea.

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United States has said in a statement that the sanctions were part of an effort to prevent North Korea’s missile program from moving forward.

Russia is playing a negative role in advancing programs of global concern.

Tested North Korea the most powerful missile since 2017 In 2017 North Korea tested an ICBM called Hassang 12 which reached a distance of 4500 km.

Pyongyang suspended long-range ballistic missile and nuclear tests after talks with then-US President Donald Trump in 2017, but in 2020 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced that he would now withdraw his troops. Not bound by this promise.

United Nations has banned North Korea from conducting ballistic and nuclear weapons tests, and North Korea has faced stiff sanctions in the past.