24 Aug '17, 6am

Singapore investigating 2 companies sanctioned for providing oil to N Korea

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Government was notified of the US' plans to impose sanctions on two locally registered companies - Transatlantic Partners and Velmur Management - before they were penalised on Tuesday (Aug 22), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said. Responding to the media query by Channel NewsAsia, MFA said on Wednesday that the Government has been "investigating this matter". "Singapore will strictly fulfil its obligations under the United Nation Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs) and international law, and not allow our financial system to be abused for the conduct of illicit activities," it added. The US Treasury Department on Tuesday slapped sanctions on 10 entities and six individuals "in response to North Korea’s ongoing development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), violations of UNSCRs, and attempted evasion of US sanctions". Among these are the...

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