The US calls for blacklist of ships breaching North Korea sanctions

The US wants the UN Security Council to blacklist 10 vessels which have breached the sanctions imposed on North Korea, reports Reuters. The Council will meet on Thursday.

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10 ships stand to be blacklisted if the US gets its will when the UN Security Council meets on Thursday.

According to US authorities, the ships have breached the sanctions imposed on North Korea by, among other things, sailing refined petroleum products to North Korea or transporting coal out of the country, according to documents seen by Reuters.

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