China stops shipments to the DPRK, gas condensate and LNG

© AP Photo / Eugene Nole in Shanghai, China. Archival photoChina stops shipments to the DPRK, gas condensate and LNG© AP Photo / Eugene Hoshiko

China in the implementation of UN security Council resolution 2375 from September 23 to stop the supply of gas condensate and liquefied natural gas in the DPRK, reported on the website of the Ministry of Commerce of China.

It is noted that in the framework of the implementation of UN security Council resolution 2375 and in accordance with the trade law of the PRC adopted a number of measures relating to certain products of import-export trade with the DPRK.

«From midnight on the day of publication of this statement stops supplies to Korea gas condensate and liquefied natural gas,» — said in a statement.

It is also noted that the ban applies to those products that are already on the border, but have not passed the customs procedure.

North Korea, on 3 September announced the successful test of a hydrogen warhead, which is designed to equip Intercontinental ballistic missiles. It was the sixth nuclear test by Pyongyang. The week before the DPRK tested a ballistic missile that flew over Japan.

In connection with these events, the UN Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions against the DPRK, which will significantly limit the export and import capabilities of Pyongyang. Resolution 2375 set the most stringent UN sanctions regime in the twenty-first century.

Earlier, Russia and China offered the DPRK to declare a moratorium on nuclear tests and missile launches, and South Korea and the United States to refrain from conducting exercises in the region to stabilize the situation on the Peninsula, but in Washington, this initiative was ignored.

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