Home / News / World by Press Association 05/01/2018, 11:01 am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter China’s government has promised to “deal seriously” with violators of UN sanctions on North Korea after a South Korean newspaper said Chinese-owned ships registered abroad regularly delivered oil there. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Beijing has no information about operations of ships registered in other countries. The newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported this week Chinese-owned vessels flying the flags of Panama, Belize and other countries were suspected of improperly trading with North Korea. South Korean officials have seized two ships on suspicion of violating UN sanctions imposed to discourage Pyongyang from pursuing nuclear and missile technology. Mr Geng said: “If it is confirmed through investigation there are violations of Security Council resolutions, China will deal seriously with them in accordance with laws and regulations.” Beijing, which accounts for most of the North’s trade and energy supplies, was Pyongyang’s diplomatic protector for decades but has supported the latest UN measures. The sanctions limit energy supplies and ban transfers of any goods to North Korean ships at sea. On Sunday, South Korean authorities announced the Panama-flagged tanker KOTI was being… Read full this story
- North Korea Stretching Its Muscles
- North Korea's Threats and China's Lukewarm Response
- North Korea and U.N. Security Council Resolution 1718: Are We Safer ?
- Nuclear Test North Korea?
- North Korea: A Nuclear Player
- Ignoring North Korea and Iranian Nuclear Weapons Programs is a Mistake
- Nuclear Weapons Tests in North Korea; What About Nuclear Fallout!
- North Korea Demands Fuel Oil to Stop Making Nuclear Bombs?
- North Korea - Yes, You Have Our Attention
- Communists Sell North Korea And Iran "The Noose To Hang Themselves With"
China promises to ‘deal seriously’ with North Korea sanctions violators have 281 words, post on www.gazette-news.co.uk at January 5, 2018. This is cached page on wBlogs. If you want remove this page, please contact us.