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Japan spokesman - Sanctions on North Korea oil-trade an option
September 3, 2017 / 6:11 AM / 19 days ago

Japan spokesman - Sanctions on North Korea oil-trade an option

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga speaks at a news conference in Tokyo, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on July 29, 2017. Kyodo/via REUTERS

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Sunday that sanctions options against North Korea in the wake of that country’s nuclear test include restrictions on oil-products trade.

Suga, speaking at a news conference, also said he condemned the test in the strongest of terms.

Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka; Writing by Elaine Lies; Editing by William Mallard

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