The order also will allow the USA to sanction those involved in industries, including fishing, technology, textiles and manufacturing, that finance the North Korean regime, as well as those involved in the operation of the country's ports or in exporting and importing goods and services.
Even after the sanctions and ever-rising rhetoric, when asked if there is still an opportunity for dialogue between the nations, Trump said "Why not?"
Abe, through a translator, echoed the president and said that pressure must be applied on Pyongyang "in a robust manner". Meanwhile, the United States has added patrols of the region.
The economic sanctions imposed by the Security Council of the United Nations, weren't enough for the American president.
In a rare direct statement, Kim said he "will consider with seriousness exercising of a corresponding, highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history".
Trump said the measure would also disrupt other trade avenues for North Korea in efforts to halt its nuclear weapons program. It has said that the South's first female president, Park Geun-hye, was a "crafty prostitute" and suggested ex-President Barack Obama was her pimp.
President Warns of Iran's Response to Violation of JCPOA
The deal lifted crippling sanctions on Iran's economy in return for a reining back of its uranium enrichment program. The July 2015 deal was reached by Iran, the US, Britain, France, China, Germany and Russian Federation .
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Global stocks, dollar rise as investors turn eyes to Fed
At their last meeting in July, Fed officials unanimously made a decision to keep the Fed's key benchmark interest rate unchanged. US crude futures were down 1 cent at $49.90 per barrel, within sight of Thursday's almost four-month high of $50.50.
Russian Federation also condemned unilateral US sanctions on Iran, saying the move would undermine a collective response to Tehran.
It was the US President's most direct reference to military action so far against the North, which conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3, reports Reuters.
North Korea has recently threatened to launch missiles in an "enveloping fire" in waters around Guam, a USA territory and home to major US military bases.
In his first address to the United Nations, Trump threatened North Korea with total destruction if it attacks the USA or its allies.
North Korea's leader has issued a fierce broadside against Donald Trump whom he described as a "dotard" who is "hard of hearing".
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed Thursday in NY to accelerate arrangements for Trump to make his first official visit to Japan before the end of the year.
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