The Russian foreign Ministry denied media reports about the supply of oil to the DPRK to bypass sanctions
MOSCOW, 30 Jul — RIA Novosti. Russia is complying with the sanctions regime against the DPRK in full, said RIA Novosti in the press service of the foreign Ministry, commenting on media reports that the Russian ships supplying oil to North Korea to bypass the sanctions of the UN security Council.
Earlier, Reuters reported, citing sources, that some of these supplies were recorded in October and November. This application sources based on nothing, and the Agency was unable to confirm the veracity of their claims.
“Russia fully and strictly comply with the sanctions regime. I would like to remind you that the supply of fuel (i.e. petroleum products) there are definitely quotas, but there is a complete ban (resolution 2397). Monitoring of compliance with the sanctions regime carried out by the Committee 1718”, — explained in Department.
In December, the UN Security Council imposed new international sanctions on North Korea, prepared by the US resolution received the number 2379. The resolution, among other things, mandates that all UN countries to send home a North Korean labor migrants “immediately, but not later than before the end of 2019”.