Venezuela considers illegal new US sanctions against DPRK

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Venezuela believes that the recently imposed US sanctions against North Korea are illegal, told RIA Novosti the permanent representative of Venezuela to the UN Rafael Ramirez on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

«All unilateral sanctions are illegal,» said Ramirez in response to a request to comment on new US sanctions against Pyongyang.

«Moreover, we held a Ministerial meeting (countries) of the non-aligned Movement and the statement said that reject international sanctions because they are illegal. It is very important that the opinion of the majority of countries against unilateral sanctions,» he said.

The US President Donald trump said Thursday that he has signed the decree about introduction of sanctions against companies and individuals involved in trade with North Korea. The white house said that the new sanctions can touch anyone who trades with North Korea, to deliver technology or provide any services.Venezuela considers illegal new US sanctions against DPRK© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotobanka can fly rockets to the DPRK