The Chinese government denied allegations that it has been illegally selling oil to North Korea in violation of UN sanctions. The denial came a day after President Trump leveled the allegations against Beijing on Twitter.
Caught RED HANDED – very disappointed that China is allowing oil to go into North Korea. There will never be a friendly solution to the North Korea problem if this continues to happen!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 28, 2017
A spokeswoman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry said, “China has always implemented UN Security Council resolutions pertaining to North Korea in their entirety and fulfills its international obligations. We never allow Chinese companies and citizens to violate the resolutions.”
The UN passed tougher sanctions on the regime of North Korea last week that cuts oil exports to the country by about 90%.