North Korea is boldly flouting sanctions with ships full of illegal fuel
A draft U.N. report suggests that North Korean ships are disguising themselves with greater sophistication
North Korea acquired new ships and used increasingly sophisticated tactics to illegally smuggle fuel into the country last year, according to a new and unpublished U.N. report seen by NK Pro.
The draft report, written by the U.N. Panel of Experts, also suggests that North Korea illegally exported coal to other countries to make money despite sanctions regulations. In an effort to squeeze the country’s nuclear program, the U.N. previously banned North Korea from selling coal abroad and from importing more than 500,000 barrels of fuel in 2017.
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