Donald Trump has slapped another round of sanctions on North Korea as the United States intensifies pressure on Kim Jong-un to disband his nuclear weapons programme amid fears of World War 3 breaking out. The new sanctions are aimed at hurting trade between China and North Korea in a bid to pressure Pyongyang to back away from its ambition to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland.   It comes after Mr Trump turned the heat on despot dictator Kim by declaring

the secretive state as a “ state sponsor of terror”.  Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, said: “As North Korea continues to threaten international peace and security, we are steadfast in our determination to maximise economic pressure to isolate it from outside sources of trade and revenue while exposing its evasive tactics. “These designations include companies that have engaged in trade with North Korea cumulatively worth hundreds of millions of dollars. READ MORE