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US President Donald Trump stated on Friday that he ordered withdrawal of additional North Korea-related sanctions, RIA Novosti reported.

"It was announced today by the U.S. Treasury that additional large scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North Korea. I have today ordered the withdrawal of those additional Sanctions!" Trump tweeted.

It was not specified about which sanctions Trump was referring to. No new sanctions against North Korea was announced by the Treasury Department on Friday.

On Thursday, the Treasury Department did sanction two Chinese shipping companies suspected of helping North Korea evade sanctions. The ministry also updated its list of vessels, which, in their opinion, violate sanctions against North Korea.

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