North Korea violated United Nations sanctions to earn almost US$200 million (S$261 million) in 2017 from banned commodity exports, according to a confidential report by independent UN monitors, which also accused Pyongyang of supplying weapons to Syria and Myanmar.
North Korea "is already flouting the most recent resolutions by exploiting global oil supply chains, complicit foreign nationals, offshore company registries and the worldwide banking system", the report stated, according to Reuters.
North Korea on Saturday condemned the latest USA sanctions. and Russian deputy foreign minister Igor Morgulov said Russia had no obligation to carry out sanctions produced by the U.S.
The UN found evidence of military co-operation by North Korea to develop Syria's chemical weapons programmes. Coal is also said to have been exported to several countries, including South Korea, using, quote, "a combination of multiple evasion techniques, routes and deceptive tactics".
It also points to the possibility that refined petroleum products were secretly transferred from a ship under the Dominican flag to a North Korea-registered vessel on January 20th.
Sanctions against North Korea, which have increased since 2006, according to Reuters, have been imposed by the U.N.in an effort to cut funding to the country's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. It banned all exports of coal by North Korea on Aug 5, 2017. China, Russia and Malaysia are failing curb sanctioned finance and trade by North Korea, according to a United Nations report.
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Have Syria and Myanmar been cooperating with North Korea? One shipment from the country seized by an unnamed nation revealed acid-resistant tiles being exported from North Korea to the war-ravaged region, which could "be used to build bricks for the interior wall of a chemical factory", according to the report.
It confirmed that Myanmar and Syria were cooperating with North Korea's main arms-exporter Komid.
It said much of the shipments passed through Chinese, Russian, Malaysian and Vietnamese ports and that more than 30 representatives of North Korean financial institutions were operating overseas, including in China and Russia.
"Technicians continue to operate at chemical weapons and missile facilities at Barzei, Adra and Hama", a member-state, which was not named, told the panel. It then banned all exports of coal by North Korea on August 5.
The UN monitors also investigated ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products, violating UN sanctions.
THE UNITED NATIONS MONITORS, in the 213-page report, referring to North Korea by its official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
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