The UN security Council imposed sanctions for the smuggling of oil and coal in the DPRK

For smuggling of oil and coal in the DPRK, the UN Security Council contributed to the sanctions list 21 shipping company, 27 ships (15 of them – North Korea) and one individual from Taiwan. About it reports Reuters.

Restrictions imposed on the proposal of the United States.

Thus, the UN stepped up pressure on DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN on the eve of his talks with South Korea and the United States.

After the decision of the UN security Council assets included in the list of North Korean vessels will be frozen, 13 of the 15 vessels were forbidden to enter the ports.

Should be frozen and assets of shipping companies. They are based in Marshall Islands, Singapore, Panama and Samoa.

Initially, Washington proposed to impose sanctions on 27 companies and 33 vessels, but subsequently reduced the list.

Since 2006, North Korea has produced six nuclear weapons tests. The country launched a ballistic missile.

The UN Security Council 11 September 2017 adopted the resolution on toughening of sanctions against North Korea by selecting the ban on exports of North Korean textiles as well as hard limits on supply the country of petroleum products, particularly crude oil and condensates.

On 22 December the UN security Council again tightened sanctions against the DPRK.

23 February 2018, the United States imposed the largest of the existing package of sanctions against the DPRK.




The UN security Council imposed sanctions for the smuggling of oil and coal in the DPRK 31.03.2018

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