Taiwanese man may have shipped coal from North Korea

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2018-01-30

The foreign ministry says it will not violate the United Nations resolution on a case

Foreign ministry spokesperson Andrew Lee appears in this CNA file photo.

involving a Taiwanese businessperson shipping coal from North Korea to Vietnam. The UN has imposed sanctions against North Korea for its nuclear tests.

Foreign ministry spokesperson Andrew Lee said Tuesday that Taiwan respects the UN’s actions against Pyongyang. Lee said Taiwan hopes North Korea will abandon its nuclear project to maintain regional peace and stability.

“We are also calling on Taiwanese nationals and enterprises to avoid any financial or commercial dealings with individuals or entities that violate United Nations Security Council resolutions,” said Lee.

Lee also said the judiciary will intervene if anyone from Taiwan is found to have violated the resolution.    [SOURCE]

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