WASHINGTON – The United States want ships that are suspected of smokkelvaarten to North Korea, go search and stop. The U.s. government is currently conducting conversations with the key allies in the region about these plans. The US is considering for this patrouillevaarten the own coast guard.
North Korea has to do with strong sanctions because of the nuclear program. By sea, the country is still illegal with banned weapon parts or oil.
At the end of last year, reported Reuters news agency that Russian oil tankers up to three times their cargo on the high seas have transferred to North Korean ships. The controls need to this type of smuggling combating.