U.S. Hits Chinese Language And Russian Companies, People With Sanctions For Doing Business With North Korea

In addition, three Chinese coal companies were sanctioned for importing nearly $500 million of North Korean coal between 2013 and 2016.
Tillerson has been urging countries that have relations with North Korea to downsize Pyongyang’s diplomatic presence and refuse to hire North Korean labor.
Last month, it pushed a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the U.N. Security Council.
But many Chinese companies have continued to do business with the North Korean regime by supplying technology and hardware for its missiles.
Velmur is accused of sending money to a Russian petroleum company alleged to have sent fuel oil to North Korea.

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