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Kremlin denies Russia violates sanctions on North Korea

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, asked about allegations that Russia is re-exporting North Korean coal, said on Friday that Russia abides by norms of international law.

Kremlin denies Russia violates sanctions on North Korea

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, asked about allegations that Russia is re-exporting North Korean coal, said on Friday that Russia abides by norms of international law.

"Russia is a responsible member of the international community," he told reporters at a conference call.

Reuters reported earlier that North Korea had shipped coal to Russia last year which was then delivered to South Korea and Japan in a likely violation of UN sanctions.