In South Korea, was arrested in Hong Kong boat that had allegedly delivered oil to the DPRK in violation of UN sanctions. It is reported by CNN.
According to the representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of South Korea, the tanker Lighthouse Winmore out of wincrash port of Yeosu with purified oil on Board, who soon went into international waters the ship is from North Korea.
«The sanctions of the UN Security Council prohibit the transfer of anything on the North Korean ships,» – said the official.
The ship was detained after his return to Yeosu November 24.
It is known that on Board were 23, a Chinese national and two Myanmar. And the ship itself and its crew are under arrest. The investigation is being conducted.
According to the U.S. intelligence, since October, the Chinese court about 30 times illegally poured oil on North Korean ships in the West sea. The corresponding satellite pictures published by South Korean newspaper The Chosun Ilbo.
The US President Donald trump has declared that is disappointed by the supply of oil to the DPRK.
Since 2006, North Korea fired six nuclear weapon tests and tens of launches of ballistic missiles.
29 November 2017, North Korea conducted a launch of an Intercontinental ballistic missile of a new type «And 15». According to North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, it is the culmination of the process of creating a «state of nuclear forces» of the DPRK.
On 22 December the UN Security Council approved new sanctions against the DPRK. The resolution adopted at the initiative of the U.S. delegation, was supported by all 15 members of the security Council.
The document adopted by the reduction of oil supplies to Pyongyang increased to 89% (in the previous resolution was 55%), a ban on the sale of the DPRK industrial equipment, vehicles, iron, steel and other metals, as well as a number of food and agricultural products.
In South Korea detained a Chinese ship, which was supplying oil to the DPRK 29.12.2017