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Trump 'disappointed' China allowing oil into North Korea

Trump 'disappointed' China allowing oil into North Korea Trump 'disappointed' China allowing oil into North Korea
Shannon Reynolds | 29 December, 2017, 23:46

"As North Korea continues to threaten global peace and security, we are steadfast in our determination to maximize economic pressure to isolate it from outside sources of trade and revenue while exposing its evasive tactics", Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said at the time.

Beijing on Thursday said there was no illicit trade, with defence ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang saying China and its military strictly enforced the United Nations resolutions on North Korea.

President Trump slammed China on Thursday over the country's reported illegal oil sales to North Korea, saying they've been caught "RED HANDED" and warning such incidents could diminish the odds of a "friendly solution" for Pyongyang.

USA analysts also say the Hwasong-10, or Musudan, a single-stage missile successfully tested by North Korea in June 2016, appears to use the same engine and many design features as the Soviet Union's R-27 Zyb, designed by Makeyev scientists and advertised in one of the brochures obtained by The Post. Trump wrote on his social account.

According to a report from Fox News, drawing on information from the South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo, US spy satellites have recently captured photos of Chinese ships illegally selling oil to North Korean boats.

However, on Tuesday the South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo cited unidentified South Korean government officials as saying USA reconnaissance satellites have spotted Chinese ships transferring oil to North Korean vessels some 30 times since October in seas off China.

This stance was echoed by Chinese customs data, presented by the Reuters news agency.

In September, the Security Council put a cap of two million barrels a year on refined petroleum products exports to North Korea.

Trump released a video via his Twitter feed showing how the threat of North Korea acquiring nuclear weapons has been an issue going back to the Clinton administration. Moreover, he had previously accused the country on the campaign trail for alleged unfair trading practices, such as engaging in artificial currency devaluation.

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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying denied that Chinese ships were found trading oil to North Korea.

A State Department official later said the USA was aware that "certain vessels have engaged in UN-prohibited activities, including ship-to-ship transfers of refined petroleum and the transport of coal from North Korea".

"I am not aware of what you mentioned", Hua said.

Will 2018 see war in North Korea?

Harry Kazianis, director of defence studies at the conservative Center for the National Interest, said China would "never, ever, enforce the sanctions to the satisfaction of President Trump", in spite of the effort the U.S. president had invested in developing a personal relationship with China's Xi Jinping.

The officials said South Korea had shared intelligence with the United States for the detection of the illegal transaction.

"This was always bound to happen". It is unclear what role the Chinese military has in enforcing sanctions.

Trump has had a mixed strategy with China ever since stepping into the White House earlier this year.

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