March 29, 2023

U.S. says Russia could help N. Korea evade sanctions in lieu of China

Remarks follow designations of Russian companies for helping DPRK evade sanctions

The U.S. is concerned Russia could step up sanctions breaking activities with North Korea following stricter implementation from Beijing, Washington's Ambassador to the UN said on Tuesday.

Speaking in Washington DC, Nikki Haley said the U.S. needs to keep pressure on Beijing while also warning Moscow could support Pyongyang in lieu of China.