dec 30, 2017 - Russia denies report that it supplied fuel to North Korea tankers
Russia denies report that it supplied fuel to North Korea tankers
Russia’s foreign ministry pushed back Saturday against reports that its oil tankers violate UN sanctions by sneakily supplying fuel to North Korea by means of at-sea cargo transfers.
“Russia observes fully the sanctions regime” against Pyongyang, its foreign ministry said.
Russia denies supplying fuel to North Korean tankers
MOSCOW – The Russian Foreign Ministry on Saturday denied claims that U.N. sanctions against North Korea had been breached by Russian tankers transferring fuel to North Korean tankers at sea.
The statement came in response to a Reuters report citing unidentified Western European security sources who said the transfers took place in October and November and represented a breach of sanctions.
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