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American satellites, allegedly, catch, China sell oil to NKorea
Fox-News-foreign-policy-analyst Kiron Skinner reacts to the alleged illegal activity.
President Trump beat China on Thursday over the country’s illegal oil sales to North Korea, saying that they were caught “RED HANDED” and ” warning such incidents are reported to reduce the chances of a “friendly solution” for Pyongyang.
“Caught RED HANDED – very disappointed that China allows it to go oil in North Korea. There will never be an amicable solution to the North Korea problem, if this were to happen.” Trump tweeted, while on a vacation in Florida.
Caught RED HANDED – very disappointed that China allows it to go oil in North Korea. There will never be an amicable solution to the North Korea problem, if this were to happen.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 28, 2017
US spy satellites reportedly captured photos of Chinese ships illegally sell oil to North Korean boats some 30 times since October.
REPORT:: CHINA DISCOVERS ILLEGAL SALE of OIL TO North Korea
Satellite images released by the US Department of Treasury, appeared to show, ships from both countries reported that illegal trade in oil in the West lake, The Chosun Ilbo on Tuesday citing South Korean government sources.
U.S. spy satellites captured images of what appears to be a Chinese ships illegally sell oil to North Korean boats.
(US-Office of Foreign Assets Control)
North Korea, the Import of natural gas was locked in September by the security Council of the United Nations and had its crude oil imports in response to Kim Jong-Un-nuclear-missile program.
A record-breaking year for North Korea’s nuclear weapons program
The U.S. Treasury Department in November, North Korean Maritime Administration and the transport Ministry, in addition to six North Korean shipping and trade companies, and 20 of their vessels sanctioned to block in an effort by the rogue regime of the Transport networks.
The satellite images are shown to identify the ships. One of them — the rye Song 1, be seen to” Chinese ship” — was in the Nov. 21 sanctions, such as a ship from Korea Kumbyol Trading Company may be the transfer of oil to evade sanctions.
While Russia exported oil to North Korea, China, the most important source of oil for the rogue nation is, according to Reuters. The country, however, his records reportedly showed it to export any oil products to the North during the month of November. It was not export according to reports, the second month in a row China, diesel or gasoline to North Korea.
NORTH KOREA CALLS UN SANCTIONS “AN ACT OF WAR’, ‘THE MANIPULATED BY THE US”
A government source told the South Korean newspaper that “We need to focus on the fact that the illegal trade is started after a resolution in the UN security Council in September to drastically cut North Korea’s imports of refined petroleum products.”
Chinese foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said, you have to report any information to the Chosun, but said that “the Chinese government has completely and exclusively to the enforcement of the resolutions of the security Council” to deter North Korea from developing nuclear and missile technology.
Fox News’ Nicolle Darrah and The Associated Press contributed to this report.