China denies allegations of illicit oil sales to North Korea Play

China denies allegations of illicit oil sales to North Korea

A series of recent reports do not accord with the facts. China has always implemented U.N. Security Council resolutions pertaining to North Korea in their entirety and fulfills its international obligations. We never allow Chinese citizens and companies to engage in activities that violate the Security Council resolutions. If, through investigation, its confirmed there are violations of the Security Council resolutions, China will deal with them seriously in accordance with laws and regulations, Hua Chunying, Deputy Director of the Foreign Ministry Information Department of the Peoples Republic of China said on 29 December. Dec 30, 2017
Who are Ri Pyong-chol and Kim Jong-sik? US sanctions Kim Jong-uns most trusted aides Play

Who are Ri Pyong-chol and Kim Jong-sik? US sanctions Kim Jong-uns most trusted aides

The US has announced fresh sanctions on two key individuals, Kim Jong-sik and Ri Pyong-chol, involved in North Koreas ballistic missile programme. The treasury department has clamped travel restrictions on the two, and their assets, if any, will also be frozen.The duo were also among 16 North Koreans placed under the latest U.N. sanctions on 22 December. Dec 27, 2017