UN 3 Aug — RIA Novosti. The U.S. permanent representative to the UN Nikki Haley accused Russia of violating the UN resolution against North Korea because of the employment of its citizens.
The American newspaper Wall Street Journal, citing data from the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia reported that more than ten thousand North Korean workers were registered in Russia since the adoption of UN security Council resolution.
“Credible reports that Russia is violating the resolution of the UN Security Council on overseas Koreans, a serious concern”, — reads the statement of the Ambassador on the website of the mission.
Haley emphasizes that “such reports are especially concerned due to the fact that a month ago, Russia refused to recognize the violation of North Korean oil refinery and blocked the request of the United States of sanctions and the termination of this process.”
“Until we see the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea, ease sanctions cannot be and speeches,” continued Haley.
“The language is much, Russia can not support sanctions in their own words in the Security Council only in order to disrupt their actions,” he finished his statement by the American Ambassador.
Earlier official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that Moscow did not violate resolutions of the UN Security Council, as the interior Ministry is working on issuing work permits in the country the DPRK citizens on the agreements which were concluded before the adoption of the resolution.
The UN Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions against the DPRK, which greatly restrict the export and import capabilities of Pyongyang and require all UN countries to send home a North Korean labor migrants “immediately, but not later than before the end of 2019”.
Russian Ambassador to Pyongyang Alexander Matsegora said RIA Novosti that the number of North Korean workers in Russia has decreased twice, they all leave the country before the end of November 2019, as required by UN security Council resolution.