The U.S. government has reminded Russia that it needs to fully perform its obligations for the maintenance of the sanctions regime of the UN security Council against North Korea. So Washington’s reaction to the opening of ferry communication between the Russian Far East and the DPRK.
“In connection with this ferry service celebrated Russian obligations to comply fully with resolution 2270 and 2321 of the UN Security Council, including demands to inspect all goods including personal baggage of the individual travelling to or from North Korea,” – said to “Interfax”, the U.S. state Department.
As noted by the representative of the foreign Department of the USA, informed the Secretary of state Rex Tillerson called on all States to tighten or reduce the diplomatic and commercial relations with Pyongyang.
On Thursday, the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the launch of a passenger ferry service between the two countries is not contrary to UN security Council sanctions.
Yesterday morning Mangyongbong passenger ferry entered the port of Vladivostok. He can take on Board, 193 of tourists and thousands of tons of cargo.