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US sanctions Russian, Chinese firms for breaking North Korea embargo

The sanctions were announced as Washington seeks to keep pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear programme

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AFP | PTI  |  Washington 

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The US Treasury announced sanctions on Russian and Chinese companies for violating the economic embargo on as Washington seeks to keep pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear programme.

The Treasury accused China-based Dalian Sun Moon Star Logistics Trading Co and its Singapore-based affiliate, SINSMS Pte, of falsifying documents to facilitate "illicit" shipments of alcohol and cigarettes to

It said that Russia-based Profinet Pte violated sanctions by providing port services to sanctioned North Korean-flagged ships at three eastern ports.

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First Published: Wed, August 15 2018. 21:43 IST