The US President appealed to conservatives with a call to tighten safety rules in schools
President Donald trump said Friday that he intends to introduce “the most ambitious” sanctions against North Korea. Tough new measures have to force Pyongyang to abandon the development of weapons of mass destruction.
Speaking at a Conference of conservative politics (Conservative Political Action Conference), the White house announced that already gave relevant instructions to the Ministry of Finance of the USA.
“Today I am announcing that we will introduce the most extensive sanctions against the regime of North Korea – said the President of the United States. – In the near future the Ministry of Finance will undertake new actions in order to block the sources of income and energy supply, which the regime uses to Finance its nuclear program and support for the armed forces.
Objectives (sanctions) will be 56 ships, shipping companies and businesses that help North Korea to avoid sanctions.”
Observers in Washington believe that the new sanctions will benefit from the recent initiatives of Seoul.
North Korean delegation participating in the Olympic games in Pyeongchang, and the authorities of the two countries have already announced that they are ready to continue negotiations at the highest level after the Games.
The closing ceremony of the Olympics visits the daughter of the President of the United States – Ivanka trump. On Friday, she took part in an official dinner with South Korean President mun Jae Otherwise.
Speaking at a conference of conservatives, Donald trump also mentioned the problem of controlling the proliferation and sale of weapons in USA.
He recalled that on the eve took part in the meeting with students and members of the families of those killed during the shooting at the school town of Parkland, Florida. According to the President of the United States, to prevent new tragedies can, arming teachers and education staff.
“When we declare our schools “zones free from all weapons”, is even more threatening to our students, ‘ said Donald trump. – Well prepared and ready to take up arms teachers and coaches (school sports teams) should have the right to carry concealed weapons.”
Last Thursday, trump said that for the protection of pupils would be sufficient, if the weapon had 20 percent of the school teachers.
He also urged to introduce tougher rules check for potential gun buyers, allowing the purchase of semi-automatic weapons from the age of 21. Now in some States of the US rifles can buy those over the age of 18.
The initiative on raising the age of potential buyers of semi-automatic weapons is already supported by the influential National rifle Association (NRA). In 2016, the organization, with more than 5 million members, has donated to the campaign of Donald trump $ 11 million.
Speaking at the conservative conference, the US President also said that he considered it necessary to tighten immigration policy.
“In order to ensure the safety of our country, we urge Congress (to approve funding) the construction of the wall to stop dangerous criminals and drug trafficking,” said Donald trump.