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

WASHINGTON—The U.S. subsequent 7 days will levy sanctions towards overseas-authorities officials and people today it accuses of corruption and human-rights abuse, and urge other nations to sign up for its strain campaign at its coming Summit for Democracy, administration officers said.

The sanctions will be imposed in the lead-up to the two-working day digital summit on Thursday and Friday, at which administration officers hope to persuade authorities officials from extra than 100 nations to impose identical actions, according to the officials.