U.S. to Urge Democracies to Sanction Corrupt Foreign Officials, Human-Rights Abusers

WASHINGTON—The U.S. subsequent week will levy sanctions towards overseas-federal government officers and people it accuses of corruption and human-legal rights abuse, and urge other nations to join its tension campaign at its coming Summit for Democracy, administration officers said.

The sanctions will be imposed in the guide-up to the two-day digital summit on Thursday and Friday, at which administration officers hope to persuade federal government officers from a lot more than 100 nations to impose equivalent steps, in accordance to the officers.