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China Issues Order to Implement U.N. Sanctions on N.Korea
China's President Xi Jinping attends a meeting with South Korea's special envoy Lee Hae-chan (unseen) at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, May 19, 2017. (Jason Lee/Pool Photo via AP)
Monday, 14 August, 2017 | 19:50 WIB
China Issues Order to Implement U.N. Sanctions on N.Korea

TEMPO.CO, Beijing - China Commerce Ministry issued a ban effective from Tuesday, August 15, on several imports from North Korea. The ban including on coal, iron ore, lead concentrates and ore, lead and seafood, a move that is in line with U.N. sanctions announced this month.

Beijing issued the banning order on Monday, August 14.

Read: Chinese Paper: China Should Stay Neutral if N.Korea Attacks First

 

U.N. sanctions must be implemented 30 days after the resolution was approved in a vote on Aug. 6.

The Chinese government said any cargoes already on their way to China would be cleared by customs as usual before the U.N. sanctions deadline.

REUTERS



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