WASHINGTON — President Trump is attacking China following reviews that Chinese language ships improperly transferred oil to North Korean vessels at sea, saying there “won’t ever be a pleasant answer to the North Korea drawback if this continues to occur!”
Trump stated on Twitter Thursday that China had been “Caught RED HANDED,” including he was “very disillusioned that China is permitting oil to enter North Korea.”
Trump didn’t present extra particulars.
The South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo cited unidentified officers this week as saying Chinese language ships transferred oil to North Korean vessels some 30 instances since October. China’s international ministry has defended its enforcement of U.N. sanctions.
A ministry spokeswoman stated Wednesday she had no details about the most recent report, however stated China has strictly enforced commerce restrictions.