October 21, 2019
N. Korea likely conducted 89 illicit ship-to-ship transfers in 2018: U.S. data
White House urges UN member states to cease all refined petrol product exports to DPRK
North Korea likely conducted at least 89 ship-to-ship transfers to illicitly obtain refined petroleum products between January 1 and May 30, U.S. data provided to the United Nations and seen by NK News on Friday claims. Pyongyang may have illegally imported up to 1,367,628 barrels of refined petroleum as a result of the transfers, upper-end estimates suggested, over double the 500,000 barrels