Both ships, according to the U.S. government, helped North Korea to avoid U.S. sanctions.
The U.S. Treasury Department has made of the Russian court, the Tantalum and the knight in the lists of violators of the sanctions regime against North Korea. This is stated in the statement Thursday, March 21, was issued jointly by the Department of state, U.S. Treasury, and the Coast guard.
It was reported that the vessel involved in the transshipment of oil and oil products at sea from tankers, Korea.
Just the list of featured 18 of a vessel flying, in particular, under the flags of the Republic of Korea, Panama, Singapore, Sierra Leone and Togo.
However, the US government says that we are not talking about “sanctions list”. However, at the same time, the US administration warns that in the court’s list may be the property of individuals or legal entities in respect of which Washington has decided to apply sanctions.