PPOD Leader cautions the Government to deregister the ship allegedly involved in UN Sanctions busting
The Dominica International Maritime Registry has refused to comment on allegations that a Dominica-flagged ship was involved in busting UN sanctions against North Korea. The company is located in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, and registers ships to fly the Dominican flag.
Last week, the Japanese government reported to the UN that the ‘Yuk Tung,’ which flies the Dominican flag, is suspected to have breached UN Security Council sanctions. It was spotted by a Japanese patrol plane in the South China Sea tied to the North Korean-flagged tanker ‘Rye Song Gang 1, which was blacklisted by the United Nations last month for carrying banned cargo. Images also showed the two ships lit up that same evening engaging in some kind of activity.
Leader of the Peoples Party of Dominica (PPOD) Saphire Carrington, has sent a strong message to the government of Dominica, requesting the issue be resolved, and the ship be de-registered. Carrington has more:
Leader of the Peoples Party of Dominica Sapphire Carrington.
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