The US imposed sanctions against the Russian company “PROFINET” due to the DPRK
WASHINGTON, August 15. /TASS/ — To the sanctions list also included the Chinese and Singaporean companies.
The U.S. government has imposed sanctions against the Russian company “PROFINET” and its General Director Vasily Kolchanova from the DPRK. This is stated in a press release the U.S. Treasury released on Wednesday.
In a statement the Agency said that working in Nakhodka, Vladivostok and Slavyanka sea transport company “PROFINET” six times provided services for ships under the flags of the DPRK, including the court, under the sanctions, which transported petroleum products. “”PROFINET” continued to provide bunkering services, although employees knew that there are sanctions against the oil sector of the DPRK,” the statement reads.
The sanctions list also included the Chinese company Dalian Sun Moon Star International and Singapore SimSMS, which, according to the U.S. Treasury, jointly helped to put the DPRK illegal products.
Against the DPRK operates the most severe to date, the sanctions regime, providing including financial sanctions, arms embargoes, a ban on the supply of rocket fuel, equipment and dual-use materials, as well as the export of the country’s coal, iron, lead, seafood and other products.