Media: North Korea earns foreign currency in circumvention of UN security Council sanctions
C the end of 2016, the DPRK earned $270 million, selling to China banned export of coal, iron ore and zinc, as well as starting the supply of raw materials to Malaysia and Vietnam, reports radio KBS.
SEOUL, September 8. /TASS/. The DPRK has earned hundreds of millions of dollars to bypass the sanctions of the UN Security Council. This was reported on Friday radio international KBS. The authors refer to the report of experts working under the Committee of the security Council for sanctions against Pyongyang.
According to KBS, the document “specifies a weak effectiveness of the resolutions of the cuts, their performance members of the UN, and also due to the development of the North technology to bypass sanctions.”
In particular, according to the radio, since the end of last year, the DPRK earned $270 million, selling to China banned export of coal, iron ore and zinc, as well as starting the supply of raw materials to Malaysia and Vietnam.
In addition, according to KBS, a number of banks, established and managed by Chinese companies, belongs to the DPRK.
In foreign policy circles believe that this report can have a significant impact on the results of the vote on a new draft sanctions resolution, which the U.S. promotes in the UN security Council, says international radio.
The DPRK, on 3 September announced the successful test of the hydrogen charge, which can be used as warheads for Intercontinental ballistic missiles. This provoked a strong reaction from the international community. The US President Donald trump, in particular, said that Washington is considering the option of a complete severance of trade relations with those States that do business with Pyongyang.