The United States expanded sanctions list of violators of the restrictions in the DPRK

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The U.S. added to the sanctions lists, one citizen of Singapore, the two Singaporean companies and two Singaporean vessel in connection with the constraint violations in the DPRK, said in a statement on Thursday the Ministry of Finance of the United States.

In particular, the Agency accused the Singapore national money laundering using the U.S. financial system in the interests of the DPRK. This person is included in the guide added to the list of companies that are engaged in including smuggling and other activities in support of the government of North Korea, the report said. Two mentioned in the document of a vessel owned by one of the companies.

In December 2017 the UN Security Council imposed new international sanctions against North Korea, which were the most rigid of all time. The resolution received a room 2379. In particular, the sanctions apply not only to export and import with North Korea, but also require third countries to abandon the North Korean workforce.

USA regularly expand their sanction lists, adding to those who, in their opinion, violates UN imposed restrictions.

Earlier, the United States made the list of sanctions on North Korea two Russian companies and six vessels, including the «Shipping company the Hudson» and its ship «Sevastopol». The U.S. Treasury argues that included in the list of the court allegedly participated in the supply to the DPRK of refined petroleum products, which allegedly siphoned from Russian to North Korean vessels at sea.

US to block any assets included in the lists of persons and companies under the jurisdiction of the United States, and also prohibit its citizens from doing business with individuals and legal entities from this list.