US 'won't hesitate' to impose sanctions if North Korea fuel embargo breached

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Apparent warning to Russia comes days after US ambassador to UN accused Moscow of supplying oil

The US State Department says Washington would not wait to impose sanctions on any shippers helping to get fuel to North Korea, in an apparent warning to Russia days after the US ambassador to the United Nations accused Moscow of cheating on the measures.

North Korea continues to employ tactics to evade UN sanctions, Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswoman, said in a statement, adding that UN member states are required to prohibit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum fuel to the hermit country

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