North Korea on Saturday condemned the latest USA sanctions. and Russian deputy foreign minister Igor Morgulov said Russia had no obligation to carry out sanctions produced by the U.S.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance at the Pyongyang Pharmaceutical Factory, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang January 25, 2018. Multiple sanctions dating back to 2006 have tried to choke off funding for the nuclear and missile programs.
United Nations resolutions adopted in September and December restricted exports of petroleum products to North Korea.
The Security Council past year adopted a series of resolutions to tighten and expand exports bans aimed at cutting off revenue to North Korea's military programmes.
The report has been submitted to the UNSC sanctions committee.
The ambassador also denied charges by Washington that Moscow, in contravention of United Nations sanctions, was allowing Pyongyang to use Russian ports for transporting coal.
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The Council banned North Korea from exporting coal in a resolution adopted last August. Its content is created separately from USA TODAY.
The same inspectors added that multinational oil companies, which remained nameless in the report, were also subject to investigation for their participation in the supply chain of petroleum products moved to North Korea, Reuters reported.
The UN monitors also said one country, which they did not identify, reported it had evidence that Myanmar received ballistic missile systems from North Korea, along with conventional weapons, including multiple rocket launchers and surface-to-air missiles.
The North Korean company cooperating with the two governments - KOMID - is on a United Nations sanctions blacklist, according to the report. The UN monitors said all those shipments "would constitute a violation of the resolution, if confirmed".
Following the revelation, China's embassy in North Korea denied flouting Security Council sanctions and said in a statement that the two neighbours had maintained "normal trade exchanges".
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The UN monitors "also investigated cases of ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products in violation (of UN sanctions). and found that the network behind these vessels is primarily based in Taiwan province of China".
Syria told the panel no North Korea technical companies are operating in the country, and the only North Koreans there are involved in sports.