View from a construction site on the Chinese border with North Korea. Customs data showed that China had imported coal from its neighbour in August. Photo: AP

China insists coal imports do not breach North Korea nuclear sanctions

Beijing argues UN embargo allows for a ‘cushioning’ period after figures show it imported fuel from its neighbour in August

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View from a construction site on the Chinese border with North Korea. Customs data showed that China had imported coal from its neighbour in August. Photo: AP
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