April 14, 2024
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China asked UN not to blacklist six ships for illegally shipping to N. Korea

South Korea says one of six ships, the Lighthouse Winmore, transferred 600 tons of oil to DPRK

A representative of China's Mission to the UN asked the UN Security Council (UNSC) not to blacklist a ship which the South Korean government says illegally transferred oil to a North Korean vessel, according to a message seen by NK News.

The Lighthouse Winmore, which is registered in Hong Kong, was one of six vessels which China asked the UN not to blacklist after the U.S. alleged earlier this month that the vessels had violated sanctions against shipping to North Korea.

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